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Lectures & Conversations
Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War
Petraeus-Hertog Lecture on Leadership
Peter R. Mansoor
David H. Petraeus
Tue, May 20th, 2014 | 6:30 pm
$34
(members $20)

Note: This event is sold out

 

EVENT DETAILS

In 2007, President George W. Bush sent more than 20,000 additional troops to fight in Iraq, a strategy referred to as “the surge.” Using newly declassified documents, unpublished manuscripts, interviews, and more, retired U.S. Army veterans Col. Peter Mansoor and Gen. David Petraeus share their unique insider’s view of the most decisive phase of the Iraq War.

SPEAKER BIOS

Peter R. Mansoor, (Colonel, U.S. Army, Retired) is General Raymond E. Mason, Jr. Chair of Military History at Ohio State University and the author of Surge: My Journey with General David Petraeus and the Remaking of the Iraq War. David H. Petraeus (General, U.S. Army, Retired) is the Chairman of the KKR Global Institute and a former Director of the CIA. 

LOCATION

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

PURCHASING TICKETS

By phone*: Please contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268. Call center is open 9 am–5 pm daily.
Online*: Click on the orange “Buy Tickets” button at the top of this page.
In person: Advance tickets may be purchased on site at New-York Historical’s Admissions desk during museum hours.

*Service fee of $2.75 applies per online or over-the-phone order. (Fee waived for New-York Historical Society members.) 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.

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