Marc A. Genest discusses how the American rebels undercut British conventional military advantages. (Presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.)
Edward G. Lengel gives a fresh look at General Washington as a military commander, offering insights into his strengths and weaknesses. (Presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.)
Mike Wallace evaluates how World War II catapulted New York City to the center of the world, ultimately causing it to emerge as the cultural and economic seat of an American new-style empire.
Our speakers engage in a lively discussion about post-WWII NYC, followed by a question-and-answer session.
Historian and author Kenneth T. Jackson examines New York City’s decline after World War II, revealing how it recovered to once again become the greatest city in the world.