William Hitchcock presents “Leadership Lessons from the Age of Eisenhower" as part of the Warren F. Chauncey Lecture Series

August 26, 2019

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation presents the Warren F. Chauncey Lecture Series in American History featuring William Hitchcock on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 6 pm.

Hitchcock, the William W. Corcoran Professor of History at the University, will deliver a 30-minute lecture entitled “Leadership Lessons from the Age of Eisenhower” followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. His research and teaching focuses on the international, diplomatic, and military history of the 20th Century, in particular the era of the world wars and the cold war. His most recent book, The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s (New York: Simon and Schuster, 2018), was a New York Times bestseller.

This event is free and open to the public, and will take place in Foundation Hall, located at 112 Clarke Court, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901. Space is limited. Please call or e-mail in advance to RSVP at (434) 243-9029 or events@jeffersonscholars.org.

Please Note: Your RSVP notifies us of your plans to attend. Plan to arrive early, as no tickets will be given, and seats will be filled on a first-come basis. Doors will open at 5 pm.



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