An Evening with Michael Beschloss: Presidents of War
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Michael Beschloss, Lesley Stahl (moderator)
Tue, October 9th, 2018 | 6:30 pm | Ticket & Book Combo $65 (Members $55)

Note: This event is sold out



Renowned historian and author Michael Beschloss explores how American presidents have waged war from Lincoln’s controversial military leadership, to Wilson’s idealistic but authoritarian approach to World War I and Lyndon B. Johnson’s quagmire in Vietnam.

Michael Beschloss is NBC News presidential historian and the author of nine books on American history, including his latest, Presidents of War. Lesley Stahl (moderator) is a correspondent for 60 Minutes and a former CBS News White House correspondent.

Ticket price of this program includes a copy of Michael Beschloss’s new book, Presidents of War, and includes NYS sales tax (8.875%). All sales are final. Program tickets and books are nonrefundable, nonreturnable, and nonexchangeable.

Presented as a part of the Presidential Historical Commission at New-York Historical Society


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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