The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College and the Eisenhower Foundation are pleased to present you this exciting evening’s program on the present-day policy implications and the lessons we can draw from the Eisenhower Legacy for the 21st Century.
Public Program Agenda
Jennifer J. Raab, President, Hunter College
Keynote Address: “Is Political Moderation Possible? Lessons from Eisenhower’s Approach to Bipartisanship”
Evan Thomas, author of Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World
Roundtable Conversation on the Eisenhower Presidential Legacy with:
Jean Edward Smith, Senior Scholar, Columbia University and Author of Eisenhower in War and Peace
Stephen Hess, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Brookings Institution and Eisenhower White House Staff
Rita Hauser, President, The Hauser Foundation and Member of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, 2009-2013
Philip Zelikow, Dean for the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and White Burkett Miller Professor of History, University of Virginia and Executive Director of the 9/11 Commission
Moderated by Jim Newton, Journalist and Author of Eisenhower: The White House Years
- The Eisenhower Foundation
The Eisenhower Foundation’s mission is to honor Dwight D. Eisenhower and to perpetuate his important legacy; to encourage and support educational activities relating to citizenship; and to support the non-federally funded operation of the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum (The Eisenhower Center). To learn more about The Eisenhower Foundation, please click here.