The National Churchill Library and Center (NCLC) on the campus of the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. has rapidly become an important platform for diplomats, authors, and scholars to speak about their activities and publications. Best of all, these sessions are free and open to the public. The Fall 2018 series of speakers will be as follows:
DAVID RUBENSTEIN, September 18, 2018, 6PM: The Co-founder and Co-executive chairman of The Carlyle Group will discuss his career in finance & politics, and his philanthropic support for historical sites, monuments, and museums.
JESSE NORMAN MP, September 2018 (time and day TBD): The Conservative Member of Parliament and Edmund Burke biographer will discuss his new book Adam Smith: Father of Economics.
AMBASSADOR RON DERMER, October 17, 2018, 6PM: The Israeli Ambassador to the United States will discuss foreign policy challenges in the Middle East and Churchill’s role in the founding of Israel.
ANDREW ROBERTS, November 5, 2018, 6PM: The famed historian will launch his long-awaited new biography Churchill: Walking with Destiny based on original research in the Royal Archives.
SIR ANTONY BEEVOR, November 26, 2018, Noon: The prizewinning military historian will discuss his newest book The Battle of Arnhem: The Deadliest Airborne Operation of World War II.
NIGEL WEST, December 5, 2018, 6PM: The author and former Member of Parliament will discuss his new book Churchill’s Spy Files about the wartime prime minister’s relationship with MI5.
The NCLC is located on the first floor of the Gelman Library on the campus of the George Washington University at 2130 H St NW, Washington, DC 20052. For more information, please visit the GWU website.