Noted author and scholar Garry Wills will discuss the imperial presidency and just wars on October 15 at 11:30 a.m. at Chicago-Kent College of Law, 565 West Adams St. in Chicago.
An adjunct professor of history at Northwestern University, Wills is the author of twenty books on various topics including U.S. Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Lincoln, Reagan and Nixon. His book, Lincoln at Gettysburg, received the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction. Prominent historian Richard R. John, professor of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago, will serve as commentator.
This is the first in an ongoing series of events sponsored by Chicago-Kent’s Institute for Law and the Humanities addressing the idea of the imperial presidency.
Professor Daniel Hamilton
Chicago-Kent College of Law
IIT Downtown Campus
565 West Adams St., Chicago
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