Past Event

Neil Sheehan: A New Cold War?

Mon, Oct 12 2009 - 6:00pm

A New Cold War?

Neil Sheehan, Former Correspondent, The New York Times; Recipient, Pulitzer Prize; Author, A Fiery Peace in a Cold War

Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator

Sheehan will explain the notion that we’ve gone from a Cold War with the former Soviet Union to what he terms a “new Cold War” with countries like North Korea and Iran. He will discuss in detail how close the U.S. and Soviet Union came to nuclear annihilation and how lessons learned from the Cold War apply to today’s threats, including those from terrorists.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: MEMBERS FREE, $18 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Buy the Book: Order A Fiery Peace in a Cold War by Neil Sheehan from The Club's eBay store. If you order the book fewer than five business days before the event, it will be available for pick up at the event. If you order more than five business days before the event, the book will be sent to you.
Also know: Photo by Ron Blunt Photography

 

Neil Sheehan: A New Cold War?

Former Correspondent, The New York Times; Recipient, Pulitzer Prize; Author, A Fiery Peace in a Cold War

Robert Rosenthal, Executive Director, Center for Investigative Reporting - Moderator

Sheehan will explain the notion that we’ve gone from a Cold War with the former Soviet Union to what he terms a “new Cold War” with countries like North Korea and Iran. He will discuss in detail how close the U.S. and Soviet Union came to nuclear annihilation and how lessons learned from the Cold War apply to today’s threats, including those from terrorists.