Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Lectures & Conversations
Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America’s House in Order
The Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
History and Current Affairs
Richard N. Haass
Roger Hertog (moderator)
Tue, June 4th, 2013 | 6:30 pm
$30
(members $18)

EVENT DETAILS

In the twenty-first century, the world seems in constant crisis. In his new book, Richard N. Haass argues that only by getting its own house in order can the United States reclaim its role as the primary director of global events and maintain that role in a world of unprecedented chaos.

SPEAKER BIOS

Richard N. Haass is the president of the Council on Foreign Relations and former director of policy planning for the Department of State. He is the author of Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America's House in OrderRoger Hertog (moderator) is Chairman of the New-York Historical Society.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

PURCHASING TICKETS BY PHONE/IN PERSON

To purchase tickets to public programs by phone, please call the New-York Historical Society’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily. Advance tickets may also be purchased on site at the New-York Historical Society admissions desk. Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final and payments cannot be refunded. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

SPECIAL OFFER

When you pre-order your ticket for a public program, for an extra $10 you can enjoy a pre-program glass of wine at Caffè Storico and we will reserve a priority seat for you. Select the “package ticket” option online and stop by Caffè Storico prior to the event.

Note: Cannot be purchased at time of program; drink must be redeemed before program begins. A full bar selection is also available; beverages exceeding $10 will be charged the a la carte menu price difference at time of redemption. Availability is limited.

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