Georgia History Festival Virtual Conversations: William Hitchcock

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020
1:00 pm

Join us online this fall for a series of conversations hosted by Dr. Stan Deaton, the Dr. Elaine B. Andrews Distinguished Historian at GHS, as he talks with some of the nation’s foremost scholars and leaders of the Cold War era in discussions focusing on presidential leadership, American diplomacy, the Civil Rights Movement, the role of media during the second half of the twentieth century, and the ongoing impact of that period on our world today.

William Hitchcock, Presidential Leadership During the Cold War

October 21, 2020, 1:00 P.M.

UVA William W. Corcoran Professor of History, author of The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s (Simon & Schuster, 2018).  A conversation with one of the leading Cold War scholars about presidential leadership during the era. With the presidential election coming in November, we will focus on the Cold War’s impact on American politics and presidential elections—and how presidential politics have been impacted by the end of the Cold War as well.


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