Being Nixon: A Man Divided
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Evan Thomas, Julian E. Zelizer (moderator)
Wed, September 30th, 2015 | 6:30 pm
(Members $24)


Both maudlin and Machiavellian, Richard Nixon transcended his origins as a shy outcast in Washington society to become a leader capable of great bravery and extraordinary deviousness. Award-winning author Evan Thomas peels back the layers on the nation’s 37th president, delivering a fascinating portrait of one of American history’s most infamous, paradoxical, and enigmatic politicians.

Evan Thomas is the author of The New York Times bestseller, Being Nixon: A Man Divided. Julian E. Zelizer (moderator) is the author of The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society


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


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