April
27

April 27

Malcolm Gladwell:

An Exploration of How Technology and Best Intentions Collide in the Heat of War

 

In conversation with CNN’s Jake Tapper

A Dutch genius with a homemade computer, a British psychopath, pyromaniacal Harvard chemists, daredevil pilots and a brutally pragmatic general.

Their synergy fostered the deadliest night of World War II – and left us with harrowing moral dilemmas about how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war.

No one is better poised to unravel that night, the bombing of Tokyo, or its implications, than Malcolm Gladwell, who uses his podcast, Revisionist History, to examine the past and ask whether we got it rightHe joins us to discuss  the launch of his new book, The Bomber Mafia (read more here).

The author of five New York Times bestsellers that have sold over 20 million copies worldwide, Gladwell has been selected as one TIME’s 100 Most Influential People and one of Foreign Policy’s Top Global Thinkers.

In conversation with Jake Tapper, anchor and chief Washington correspondent for CNN and author of The Devil May Dance, to be published by Little, Brown on May 11, 2021.

Photo: Celeste Sloman

Tuesday, April 27
 | 
6:30 pm
Eastern
$35, $25 for Temple Emanu-El members
(Includes a copy of the book)
$35, $25 for Temple Emanu-El members
(Includes a copy of the book)

A virtual book launch event

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Tuesday, April 27
 | 
6:30 pm
$35, $25 for Temple Emanu-El members
(Includes a copy of the book)
$35, $25 for Temple Emanu-El members
(Includes a copy of the book)

A Dutch genius with a homemade computer, a British psychopath, pyromaniacal Harvard chemists, daredevil pilots and a brutally pragmatic general.

Their synergy fostered the deadliest night of World War II – and left us with harrowing moral dilemmas about how technology and best intentions collide in the heat of war.

No one is better poised to unravel that night, the bombing of Tokyo, or its implications, than Malcolm Gladwell, who uses his podcast, Revisionist History, to examine the past and ask whether we got it rightHe joins us to discuss  the launch of his new book, The Bomber Mafia (read more here).

The author of five New York Times bestsellers that have sold over 20 million copies worldwide, Gladwell has been selected as one TIME’s 100 Most Influential People and one of Foreign Policy’s Top Global Thinkers.

In conversation with Jake Tapper, anchor and chief Washington correspondent for CNN and author of The Devil May Dance, to be published by Little, Brown on May 11, 2021.

Photo: Celeste Sloman

A virtual book launch event

We are happy to offer these webinars free of charge in these challenging times and hope you enjoy them. Any contribution to support our efforts is appreciated.

Share this event:

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