Hope and History: William J. Vanden Heuvel in Conversation with Tom Brokaw
Where: 92nd Street Y
1395 Lexington Ave.
212-415-5500 Price: $35
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As a soldier, lawyer, political activist, and diplomat, William J. vanden Heuvel has spent eight decades of his life in public service. Hear some of the most important and inspiring stories from his life as told in his new memoir, Hope and History: A Memoir of Tumultuous Times. From the tragedy of the Vietnam War, the problems of racism and desegregation in America, the crisis in America’s prisons, the plight and promise of the United Nations, he touches themes that still resonate so strongly today. And he shares stories of some of the great characters of American history: Eleanor Roosevelt, William J. “Wild Bill” Donovan, JFK, RFK, Harry S. Truman, and Jimmy Carter. Join him for what’s sure to be an optimistic and inspiring conversation about America’s past—and its future.Buy tickets/get more info now