The Myth of the Secular: Religion, War, and Politics in the 20th century

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
United States

Walter A. McDougall is the author of several critically acclaimed books including: The Tragedy of U.S Foreign Policy (2016), Freedom Just Around the Corner: A New American History 1585 -1828 (2005), Throes of Democracy: The American Civil War Era, 1829-1877 (2008), and Promised Land, Crusader State (1997).

He won a Pultizer Prize for his book, The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age.

He received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago and is a veteran of the Vietnam War. He is the founding co-chairman of FPRI’s Butcher History Institute for Teachers.

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