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    TALK: "Lessons of the Cold War"

    The Sanford School of Public Policy and the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy Present "Lessons of the Cold War" by Melvyn Leffler (University of Virginia).

      When Oct 21, 2013
      from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
      Where Duke University - West Campus - Sanford School - Sanford Building - Rhodes Conference Room
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      Quick Synopsis:

      The United States faces difficult grand strategic challenges in the years ahead.   As part of the Sanford School's History and Public Policy Speaker Series, one of America's leading historians explains what policymakers can learn from the Cold War era as they seek to deal with strategic problems and opportunities today.

      About the Speaker:

      Melvyn Leffler is Edward R. Stettinius professor in the Department of History at the University of Virginia.  He served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at UVA from 1997 until 2001.  In 1993 he won the Bancroft Prize for his book, A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration and the Cold War (1992), and in 2008, he won the George Louis Beer Prize for his book, For the Soul of Mankind: The United States, the Soviet Union, and the Cold War (2007).

      For further information contact Mary Lindsley ( or Alexandra Pfadt (