Event — New-York Historical Society

Lectures & Conversations: The U.S. Navy: From the American Revolution to American Superpower

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

170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

When: Thursday, March 31, 2016, 6:30 pm

Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series

Featuring: Craig L. Symonds

Details: Discover the iconic and dramatic moments pivotal to the nation’s fortunes—John Paul Jones’ attacks on the British during the Revolution, the Barbary Wars, and the arduous conquest of Iwo Jima—and trace the emergence of the United States Navy as a global power from its birth during the American Revolution.

Craig L. Symonds is professor emeritus of history at the U.S. Naval Academy and the author of The U.S. Navy: A Concise History.

Cost: $34 (members $20)

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

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