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ISD Book Talk: The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office

A Book Talk with Jeremi Suri
Date: September 15, 2017
Time: 12:00 – 1:30 PM
Location: Mortara Center for International Studies | 3600 N St NW
(Lunch will be provided.)

The American presidency remains the most powerful office in the world, despite the current chaos. The president can bomb more places, spend more money, and influence more people than any other figure in history. Celebrated presidential historian Jeremi Suri delivers a new history of the American presidency from the founding era to the present day, arguing that the early successes of the office created dangerous temptations and unrealistic expectations for recent leaders. Suri shows how the history of the presidency explains our current chaos, and possible paths forward.

RSVP: https://impossible_presidency.eventbrite.com


September 15
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Mortara Center for International Studies, 3600 N Street NW, 36th St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
1201 36th St NW
Washington, DC United States


Institute for the Study of Diplomacy
Institute for the Study of Diplomacy