Colloquium - The Kennedy Crises: Cuba and Berlin, 1961
September 16, 2011
12:30PM - 2:00PM (EDT)
Alan Brinkley is the Allan Nevins Professor of History at Columbia University. He specializes in the history of twentieth-century America. His published works include Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression (Knopf, 1982), which won the 1983 National Book Award; Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Oxford, 2009); and The Publisher: Henry Luce and His American Century (Knopf, 2010). He served as University Provost at Columbia from 2003-2009. He is chairman of the board of trustees of the Century Foundation, a trustee of Oxford University Press, a trustee of the National Humanities Center, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.