Reconsidering the Cold War
A Director's Forum with Historian John Lewis Gaddis (Yale University) and Lee H. Hamilton (Woodrow Wilson Center)
February 02, 2006, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.
Directions at http://cwihp.org
Historian and author John Lewis Gaddis will discuss his new book "The Cold War: A New History."
John Lewis Gaddis is the Robert A. Lovett Professor of History. He received his PhD from the University of Texas in 1968, has published numerous books, including: The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1947 (1972); Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of Postwar American National Security (1982); The Long Peace: Inquiries into the History of the Cold War (1987); We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History (1997); The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past (2002); and Surprise, Security, and the American Experience (2004). Professor Gaddis teaches courses in Cold War history, grand strategy, international studies, and biography. In 2005 Professor Gaddis, a former Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow and founding chairman of the Center's Cold War International History Project's Advisory Committee, was awarded the National Humanities Medal by the National Endowment for Humanities.
Copies of his book will be available for sale at the event.
Cold War International History Project
Woodrow Wilson Center
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004-3027
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