An Evening with General Petraeus
Petraeus-Hertog Lecture on Leadership
David H. Petraeus, Max Boot (moderator)
Mon, February 8th, 2016 | 6:30 pm
(Members $32)

Note: This event is sold out



General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus’ remarkable career has taken him to the highest ranks of the U.S. military and Central Intelligence Agency, and his profound leadership has shaped U.S. strategy in tackling the myriad obstacles at home and abroad. In an intimate conversation, General Petraeus offers his unique insight into contemporary economic and national security issues facing the nation.

General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus commanded coalition forces during the Surges in both Iraq and Afghanistan and then served as Director of the CIA.  He is now a Partner in the global investment firm KKR and the Chairman of the KKR Global Institute. He is also a Visiting Professor at CUNY’s Macaulay Honors College and the Judge Widney Professor at the University of Southern California. Max Boot (moderator) is Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow for National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.


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 and payments cannot be refunded. No exchanges are permitted. Programs and dates may be subject to change. Management reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers.

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