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2:00 pm

The Impossible Presidency: A Conversation with Jeremi Suri

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us as the National Churchill Library and Center welcomes historian Jeremi Suri for a discussion of his latest book, The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office.  Jeremi Suri is the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs, and Professor of Public Affairs and History, at the University of Texas at Austin.  … Continue reading The Impossible Presidency: A Conversation with Jeremi Suri

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4:00 pm

Xolela Mangcu on Nelson Mandela: The Aristocrat and the Revolution

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW,
Washington, DC 20004 United States

Click here to RSVP: Nelson Mandela: The Aristocrat and the Revolution – A Historical Biography Author Xolela Mangcu dispenses with the standard argument that Nelson Mandela was the product of the traditional African leadership culture of his guardian, Chief Jongintaba. He argues that through their policy of pragmatic friendship with white colonialists, Mandela’s Thembu royal family … Continue reading Xolela Mangcu on Nelson Mandela: The Aristocrat and the Revolution

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