George Marshall: Defender of the Republic
Petraeus-Hertog Lecture on Leadership
David L. Roll, David H. Petraeus (moderator)
Wed, November 20th, 2019 | 6:30 pm
(Members $38)

Note: This event is sold out



From his time as a young officer through his various leadership roles during major conflicts of the 20th century, including the two world wars and the Cold War, George Marshall was admired by his superiors and global leaders for his strategic intellect and commitment to duty. Discover Marshall’s role in shaping American military, diplomatic, and political dominance and how his efforts run parallel to the nation’s emergence as a global superpower.

David L. Roll, the author of George Marshall: Defender of the Republic, is senior counsel at Steptoe & Johnson LLP. General (Ret.) David H. Petraeus (moderator) commanded coalition forces during the Surges in both Iraq and Afghanistan and served as director of the CIA. He is now partner in the global investment firm KKR and chairman of the KKR Global Institute.


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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