NY Military Affairs Symposium: The Blood Telegram

The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide, a Friday Evening talk at the Soldiers Sailors Club.

Speaker will be

Gary J. Bass, Princeton University 

The New York Times said of Professor Bass's book:

In “The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide,” Gary J. Bass, a professor of politics at Princeton, has revived the terrible and little-known story of the birth of Bangladesh in 1971, and of the sordid and disgraceful White House diplomacy that attended it. This is a dark and amazing tale, an essential reminder of the devastation wrought by the hardhearted policy and outright bigotry that typified much of the diplomacy of the cold war. It is not a tale without heroes, though; a number of American diplomats — most especially a man named Archer Blood — risked and even sacrificed their careers by refusing to knuckle under to the White House and telling the truth about what was happening on the ground.

WHEN
November 13, 2015 at 7pm - 8:45pm
WHERE
The Soldiers Sailors Club
283 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10016
United States
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CONTACT
Robert Rowen · · 718-834-1414
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