In the middle of the Civil War, General Grant ordered the expulsion of all Jews from the territory under his command. This action had a ripple effect on Grant’s political career, the burgeoning Jewish-American community, and the stage of the American political process. Jonathan Sarna discusses this notorious anti-Jewish order and his new book When General Grant Expelled the Jews this Thursday at 7 p.m.

In the middle of the Civil War, General Grant ordered the expulsion of all Jews from the territory under his command. This action had a ripple effect on Grant’s political career, the burgeoning Jewish-American community, and the stage of the American political process. Jonathan Sarna discusses this notorious anti-Jewish order and his new book When General Grant Expelled the Jews this Thursday at 7 p.m.

Today at 1 p.m. in the William G. McGowan Theater at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC!

Waging Peace—Nixon and Geopolitics in the Middle East 

Ambassador Dennis Ross, who has served as advisor to six presidents, moderates a panel discussion on the Richard Nixon–Henry Kissinger diplomacy that laid the foundation for the Camp David accords between Israel and Egypt. 
Panelists include Bud McFarlane, former director of the National Security Council; Harold Saunders, senior NSC advisor to Henry Kissinger and later Assistant Secretary of State; Bill Quandt, professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Virginia; Richard Murphy, former ambassador to Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Mauritania; and Sam Lewis, former Director of Policy Planning at the Department of Defense and former ambassador to Israel.
(Via the National Archives Calendar of Events for April.)

Today at 1 p.m. in the William G. McGowan Theater at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC!

Waging Peace—Nixon and Geopolitics in the Middle East

Ambassador Dennis Ross, who has served as advisor to six presidents, moderates a panel discussion on the Richard Nixon–Henry Kissinger diplomacy that laid the foundation for the Camp David accords between Israel and Egypt.

Panelists include Bud McFarlane, former director of the National Security Council; Harold Saunders, senior NSC advisor to Henry Kissinger and later Assistant Secretary of State; Bill Quandt, professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Virginia; Richard Murphy, former ambassador to Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Mauritania; and Sam Lewis, former Director of Policy Planning at the Department of Defense and former ambassador to Israel.

(Via the National Archives Calendar of Events for April.)