Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Power, Money, and American National Security — Today and Tomorrow

Power, Money, and American National Security — Today and Tomorrow

  • November 15, 2010
  • Date / Time:
  • November 15, 2010
  • 6:00 pm
  • Venue:
  • The Westin Philadelphia
  • 99 S. 17th St
  • Philadelphia. PA. US. 19103

Presentation of the 6th Annual Benjamin Franklin Award for Public Service

Niall Ferguson is the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and the William Ziegler Professor at Harvard Business School. He also is a Contributing Editor to the Financial Times (London) and a Regular Contributor to Newsweek Magazine. He is the author of several highly regarded books including: The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World (Penguin, 2008), War of the World: 20th Century Conflict and the Descent of the West (2006). Colossus: The Rise and Fall of the American Empire (Penguin (2004), and Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order (Basic, 2003). In 2004, Time Magazine named him “one of the world’s hundred most influential people.” His most recent book is High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg (Penguin, June 2010).

Named one of the world’s hundred most influential people

— Time Magazine

 

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Read about the Benjamin Franklin Award for Public Service

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