Join us as Richard Aldous and Eliot Cohen discuss the legacy of the late Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., a preeminent public intellectual who served as special assistant to President John F. Kennedy and famously popularized the term "imperial presidency" to describe the Nixon administration. Discover how the renowned historian redefined presidential biography and forged an unparalleled legacy by simultaneously writing--and shaping--history.
ABOUT RICHARD ALDOUS
Richard Aldous, the Eugene Meyer Chair and professor of history at Bard College, is the author of "Schlesinger: The Imperial Historian."
ABOUT ELIOT COHEN (MODERATOR)
Eliot A. Cohen, former counselor and senior advisor to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, is the author of "The Big Stick: The Limits of Soft Power and the Necessity of Military Force."
This program is part of the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series. Tickets may be purchased at the link above.