Time: October 24, 2012 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: East Gallery, Buell Hall at Columbia University
Street: Main entrance at Broadway and 116th
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.maisonfrancaise.org
Phone: (212) 854-4482
Event Type: lecture, conference, book
Organized By: La Maison Francaise de Columbia
Latest Activity: Sep 5, 2012
Lecture by Jonathan Fenby
Moderated by Robert O. Paxton
Jonathan Fenby discusses his new biography, The General: Charles de Gaulle and the France He Saved, released in July 2012 to stellar reviews in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times: “The General” isn’t just the story of a 20th-century giant who captivated the public’s imagination even while he was still alive. It also traces the course of a great nation that refused to come to terms with the loss of the strategic pre-eminence it had once enjoyed."
Fenby is a British author and former editor of The Observer of London. Robert O. Paxton is Mellon Professor Emeritus at Columbia University and the author of Vichy France (1972).