On June 23, the Nashville Warburg Chapter will host a discussion and cocktail hour with Dr. Thomas A. Schwartz, Distinguished Professor of History at Vanderbilt University, on “Kissinger at 99: Historical Reflections on 20th-Century America’s Most Famous Diplomat”
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Kissinger at 99: Historical Reflections on 20th-Century America’s Most Famous Diplomat
June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Thomas A. Schwartz, who was an ACG Young Leader in 1989, is a Distinguished Professor of History at Vanderbilt University. He is a historian of the foreign relations of the United States, modern European history, and biography. Dr. Schwartz’s most recent book, Henry Kissinger and American Power: A Political Biography (Hill and Wang, 2020), has received considerable notice and acclaim. He is also the author of America’s Germany: John J. McCloy and the Federal Republic of Germany (Harvard, 1991) – which received the Stuart Bernath Book Prize of the Society of American Foreign Relations, and the Harry S. Truman Book Award, given by the Truman Presidential Library – and Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam (Harvard, 2003), which examined the Johnson administration’s policy toward Europe and assessed the impact of the war in Vietnam on its other foreign policy objectives. Dr. Schwartz is also the co-editor, together with Matthias Schulz, of The Strained Alliance: U.S.-European Relations from Nixon to Carter (Cambridge University Press, 2009).