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David L. Roll — Ascent to Power: How Truman Emerged from Roosevelt’s Shadow and Remade the World - with John Sanders — at Conn Ave

Location 5015 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20008
Date Wednesday, May 1, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Duration   1 hours
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The upcoming event featuring author David L. Roll and his new book "Ascent to Power: How Truman Emerged from Roosevelt's Shadow and Remade the World" promises to be a captivating exploration of a pivotal moment in American history. Roll's work sheds light on the remarkable transition from Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency to Harry S. Truman's, a period marked by immense global challenges and Truman's remarkable rise to the highest office. Attendees will have the opportunity to delve into this critical juncture, as Roll and co-speaker John Sanders, an expert on Washington, D.C. history, engage in a thought-provoking discussion. The event promises to be both informative and engaging, offering attendees a chance to gain deeper insights into Truman's ascent to power and his lasting impact on the world. With Truman's decisions during these formative years continuing to shape our present, this event is a must-attend for anyone interested in American politics, history, and the enduring legacy of one of the nation's most consequential presidents. The free, first-come, first-served seating ensures accessibility, making it an opportunity not to be missed for those seeking to expand their understanding of this pivotal era. Whether you're a history buff, a political enthusiast, or simply curious about the forces that have molded the modern world, this event with David L. Roll and John Sanders is sure to captivate and enlighten.

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