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Central Library - Books Sandwiched In - Ike's Bluff by Evan Thomas

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4/30/2013 at 12:00 PM to 4/30/2013 at 1:00 PM

Description:

Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World by Evan Thomas
Reviewer: Glenn Kist, Dean Emeritus of the College of Liberal Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology

Journalist and author Evan Thomas proposes that behind Eisenhower's bland smile and apparent simple-mindedness was a brilliant tactitian. Thomas uses Eisenhower's skill at poker to show the reader how Eisenhower faced down the Soviet Union, China, and his own generals (some of whom believed a first strike was the only means of survival), and saved the world.

This program will be held in the Kate Gleason Auditorium, 1st floor of Central's Bausch and Lomb Public Library Building, and will run from 12:12 to 12:52 p.m.

 
Location: Central Library
115 South Ave.
Rochester, NY 14604
Contact: (585) 428-8350

Cost:

Free

Sponsors:

Presented by Friends & Foundation of the Rochester Public Library
Disabled or
Hearing Impaired
Accessibility:
This library is handicapped accessible.
To request specific accommodations, call (585) 428-8304
ten days prior to the program.

Food Offerings:

Bring your lunch or stop at Tim Hortons, located right across the hall in Central Library.

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