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  • President Franklin Roosevelt and the United Nations
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    President Franklin Roosevelt and the United Nations

    In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, a panel of experts discussed President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s original vision and compared it to the…

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    The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger

    Andrew and Stephen Schlesinger presented a collection of letters from their father, the late Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. A special assistant to President Kennedy,…

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    Journals 1952-2000

    Stephen Schlesinger talked about the book he co-edited with his brother Andrew, Journals: 1952-2000, published by Penguin Press. The book is the journal of their father, the late Arthur M.…

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  • Arthur Schlesinger Jr Memorial Service
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    Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Memorial Service

    A memorial service for the historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., was held in the Great Hall at Cooper Union. He was praised as a preeminent American historian and a Renaissance man.…

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  • Memorial Service for John Kenneth Galbraith
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    Memorial Service for John Kenneth Galbraith

    A memorial service for John Kenneth Galbraith was held in Memorial Church in Harvard Yard, Cambridge. Many dignitaries and family members eulogized him and praised his life and career in…

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    Act of Creation: The United Nations

    Mr. Schlesinger talked about his book, Act of Creation: The Founding of the United Nations, published by Westview Press. The original plan called for the United Nations to be based in San…

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  • The Founding of the United Nations
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    The Founding of the United Nations

    Participating from New York City, Mr. Schlesinger talked about his book Act of Creation: The Founding of the United Nations -- A Story of Superpowers, Secret Agents, Wartime Allies and…

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  • American Strategic Concerns
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    American Strategic Concerns

    Participants talked about U.S. foreign policy and military strategy in efforts to combat international terrorism. Among the topics they addressed were the potential impact of military…

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    Who Speaks for America?: Debate

    Mr. Alterman and Mr. Zakaria debated Alterman’s book Who Speaks for America?: Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy, published by Cornell University Press. Mr. Alterman offered ideas for…

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