The event was introduced by GWU President Steven Knapp, who hailed the NCLC as “a crucial resource for our students and faculty, but also for scholars and interested citizens from around the world,” and recalled Churchill’s observation that “Nothing makes a man more reverent than a library.”
The discussion with General Petraeus was covered by C-SPAN. To watch the video, please CLICK HERE.
In the months to come, the NCLC will host similar discussions with novelist, peer, and House of Cards creator Michael Dobbs; UK Ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch; former MI6 chief Sir John Scarlett, and other distinguished guests. To keep informed of coming events, register for updates at www.winstonchurchill.org.
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