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‘What’s it worth to this country’: LBJ and the Agony of Vietnam

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Fredrik Logevall
October 27, 2015
3:30PM - 5:00PM (EDT)

Fredrik Logevall
Fredrik Logevall

This event is open to the public. 

Fredrik Logevall is the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School and Professor of History at Harvard University. A specialist on U.S. foreign relations history and modern international history, he was previously the Anbinder Professor of History at Cornell University, where he also served as vice provost and as the director of the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies. He is the author or editor of nine books, most recently Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam (Random House, 2012), which won four prizes, including the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for History and the 2013 Francis Parkman Prize from the Society of American Historians.

This event will be live tweeted. You can join the conversation by following @POTUStudies and Ken Hughes @FatalPolitics with #AgonyofVietnam.  

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