Churchill and the Presidents

Featuring: Andrew Roberts

Distinguished Lehrman Fellow at N-YHS Lecture

  • Thursday, February 24, 6:30 – 7:30 pm ET
  • $48 (Members $38; Chairman’s Council, Free)
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Event Details:

From William McKinley to Richard Nixon, renowned biographer Andrew Roberts delivers a tour d’horizon of all the U.S. presidents whom Winston Churchill met. Discover Churchill’s relationships with American chief executives, from his wartime interactions with Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman to his friendship with Dwight Eisenhower and his lesser-known contacts with all the others.

Andrew Roberts, Distinguished Lehrman Fellow at the New-York Historical Society, is the author of Churchill: Walking with Destiny and The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III.

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


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