Foreign Policy Research Institute A Nation Must Think Before it Acts Eisenhower and the Cold War

About the Event

J BlackDuring the Eisenhower presidency, a conflict escalated that was unlike any previous war. The Cold War became a clash on cultural, ideological, and diplomatic fronts. Military historian Jeremy Black reconsiders the traditional Cold War narrative, focusing on President Eisenhower’s involvement. Black is the author of over 100 books on military and diplomatic history -- most recently, Geopolitics and the Quest for Dominance and The Cold War: A Military History.


New York Historical Society

170 Central Park West
New York. NY. US. 10024


9:00 registration and continental breakfast; 9:30 lecture; 10:30 Q&A; 11:00 adjournment.

For tickets and registration information, call (212) 873-3400 or visit the program page on the NYHS Website.

Discounted tickets are available to FPRI Members. Please contact Eli Gilman at 215-732-3774 ext. 103 or


Jeremy Black

Jeremy Black - Jeremy Black is a Senior Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a Professor of History at Exeter University in the UK. A prolific lecturer and writer, Black is the author of over 100 books and an expert on military, diplomatic, and cartographic history. The Society of Military History recognized Jeremy Black’s work in April 2008, presenting him with the Samuel Eliot Morison Prize for lifetime achievement.