Event — New-York Historical Society

Lectures & Conversations: Leaders in War: Charles de Gaulle

Where: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 6:30 pm

Distinguished Lehrman Fellow at N-YHS Lecture

Featuring: Andrew Roberts

Details: In June 1940, General Charles de Gaulle showed that sublime heroism was possible even during the chaos surrounding the Fall of France. Andrew Roberts discusses de Gaulle’s leadership, showing how his response to that catastrophe was always admired by Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt, even while they clashed with his rebarbative personality.

Andrew Roberts is the award-winning author and editor of 12 books, including Masters and Commanders: How Four Titans Won the War in the West, 1941–1945 and Napoleon: A Life.

Cost: $38 (members $24)

Phone: Contact New-York Historical’s in-house call center at (212) 485-9268, 9 am–5 pm daily.

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