America in the Age of Trump
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Max Boot, John Avlon (moderator)
Wed, October 31st, 2018 | 6:30 pm
(Members $38)

Note: This event is sold out



What is the fate of the American Republic? From the future of the Republican Party to the status of fundamental democratic principles including freedom of speech, a free press, and the rule of law, Americans are questioning what the future holds for our democracy in these tumultuous times.

Max Boot is Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. His new book is The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the RightJohn Avlon (moderator), a columnist and commentator, is a senior political analyst at CNN and the author of numerous books, including Washington’s Farewell. They are contributing writers to the new book Fight for Liberty: Defending Democracy in the Age of Trump.

Program Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Bret Stephens is no longer available to participate in this program.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


This program has reached capacity. There will be a standby line the evening of the program. One hour before the program begins, we will begin handing out standby numbers with members receiving priority. Shortly before the program begins, we would begin selling tickets if we are able to do so. Standby does not guarantee admission.

Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating. All sales are final; refunds and exchanges not permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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