Talks
The Presidents: George W. Bush
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Peter Baker, Douglas Brinkley (moderator)
Wed, January 16, 2019 | 7 pm | $38 (Members $24) | 35 and under $10

EVENT DETAILS

Confronted by one crisis after another, President George W. Bush struggled to defend the country and remake the world, serving during an era marked by the September 11th terror attacks, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, and financial collapse.

Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for the New York Times and a political analyst for MSNBC, is the author of Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House. Douglas Brinkley (moderator) is a bestselling author and serves as presidential historian for CNN and the New-York Historical Society.

Presented as a part of the Presidential Historical Commission at New-York Historical Society

LOCATION

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

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