Event

DATE
October 18, 2017, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

TIME
05:00 PM

VENUE
Main 212

The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office
October 18, 2017, 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office

On Wednesday, October 15, 2017, the Robert Strauss Center, in partnership with the Clements Center for National Security, will host Dr. Jeremi Suri for a talk on his new book "The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office." This event is free and open to the public.

Jeremi Suri holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor in the university's Department of History and the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Professor Suri is the author and editor of eight books on contemporary politics and foreign policy. His most recent books include “Henry Kissinger and the American Century,” “Liberty's Surest Guardian: American Nation-Building from the Founders to Obama,” “Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy” (with Robert Hutchings), and “The Power of the Past: History and Statecraft” (with Hal Brands). Professor Suri writes for major newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, the Houston Chronicle, The Boston Globe, Foreign Affairs and Wired.