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The Good American -- The Epic Life of Bob Gersony, the US Government's Greatest Humanitarian
January 30, 2021
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Tish Butler
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Andrew Natsios at the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at the Bush School of Texas A&M University offered for UAA members to join a Zoom session on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, 6:30 p.m. EST (or 5:30 CST) on a talk by Robert Kaplan on his recent book, The Good American, — The Epic Life of Bob Gersony, the US Government’s Greatest Humanitarian.

To receive the Zoom link for this event, RSVP to: tx.ag/kaplan21 or visit bush.tamu.edu/events.

The Good American

The Epic Life of Bob Gersony, the U.S. Government’s Greatest Humanitarian

“For anyone who has stopped believing that one person can make a difference, or that government service is still a noble calling, or that facts still matter, or that the American brand can still hold fast to practical idealism, this book is the antidote to those fears.”
-Jim Mattis, general, U.S. Marines (ret.), and twenty-sixth secretary of defense, author of Call Sign Chaos

Join us for a talk by Robert Kaplan on his recent book, The Good American: The Epic Life of Bob Gersony, the U.S. Government’s Greatest Humanitarian. This book has been published during a critical moment where the US is withdrawing into itself and trust in the government is at an all-time low.

Robert D. Kaplan is the bestselling author of nineteen books on foreign affairs and travel translated into many languages. He holds the Robert Strausz-Hupe Chair in Geopolitics at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. For three decades he reported on foreign affairs for The Atlantic. He was a member of the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board and the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel. Foreign Policy magazine twice named him one of the world’s Top 100 Global Thinkers. Most critical book in a moment where we are withdrawing into ourselves.

Order the book online or $30 at penguinrandomhouse.com, ISBN 9780525512301. It’s also available from a variety of stores including Barnes&Noble, Hudson Booksellers, Powell’s, Target, Walmart and Amazon.

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