Miller Center

The Kennedy Crises: Cuba and Berlin, 1961

Alan  Brinkley Alan Brinkley

Speaker: Alan Brinkley
Date: September 16, 2011
Time: 12:30 PM
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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.

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