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Churchill, America, and the Great War
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
John H. Maurer
Sat, June 10th, 2017 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am
(Members $38)


9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30–11 am: Program

To mark the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into the First World War, military historian John H. Maurer examines the views of the famous statesman Winston Churchill on the American contribution to winning the war. Churchill regarded the rising power of the United States as decisive in determining the Great War’s outcome and for the preservation of the peace.

John H. Maurer is Alfred Thayer Mahan Professor of Grand Strategy and Sea Power at the Naval War College.

Presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute


Friday, June 9, 2017 | 7 pm: Sergeant York (1941)
Featuring John H. Maurer


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


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