Cornell Historian Speaks at UNH March 29

Contact: Erika Mantz
UNH Media Relations

March 17, 2004

DURHAM, N.H. – Walter LaFeber, the Andrew H. and James S. Tisch Distinguished University Professor at Cornell University, will speak Monday, March 29, 2004, at 7:30 p.m. in Murkland Auditorium on the campus of the University of New Hampshire.

Walter LaFeber

LaFeber’s talk, titled “American Empire: Past, Present, and Future,” is free and open to the public.

LaFeber is the author of many important books on U.S. foreign policy and has appeared widely on television and radio, including on Walter Cronkite’s “American Presidencies,” PBS’ “American Century” and the BBC’s “End of the Cold War?” His “American, Russia and Cold War, 1945-2002,” is in its ninth revised edition, and “The Clash: U.S.-Japanese Relations throughout History” won both the Bancroft Prize and the Ellis Hawley Prize. He also published “Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism” in 1999.