WHAT: Sir David Cannadine will deliver the PSU Friends of History's 2010 Endowed Lecture on "Winston Churchill, Anglo-America and the Special Relationship." Cannadine is a well-respected observer and best-selling author and commentator on Brtish public life, especially the British monarchy and modern British life. He is called "one of the most thoughtful, original, incisive and readeable historians of our time" and is the author of twelve books and editor (or co-editor) of thirteen more books, including Mellon: An American Life (2006) and In Churchill's Shadow: Confronting the Past in Modern Britain (2002).
Throughout his length career, he has accumulated many honors and awards including: The T.S. Ashton Prize in Economic History, the Lionel Trilling Prize and te Tercentenary Medal from the Society of Antiquaries. In recognition of his services to scholarship in thehumanities, he was awarded the title of Knight Batchelor in 2008. Cannadine's lecture for the PSU Friends of History will shed new light on the complex relationship between America and England, and will focus on Churchill's relationshps with several American presidents during and after World War II.
WHEN: Friday, April 30, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Hoffman Hall, 1833 SW 11th on the PSU Campus
COST: Free and open to the public
INFO: Call the PSU Friends of History office at (503)725-5473
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