Wartime presidents are in a race against time. They need to accomplish a set of difficult tasks as their ability to shape circumstances wanes.
Through a comparison of FDR in WWII and George W. Bush in Iraq, see how the most successful wartime leaders appreciate the need to preserve their freedom of action, while those who do not are ultimately unable to achieve the goals they have set in going to war.
This program includes a round-table lunch discussion with the speakers immediately following the talk.
Ticket and Lunch from $40.
Andrew J. Polsky is professor of political science at Hunter College and the CUNY Graduate Center.
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