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After the Fall: Being American in the World We’ve Made (In-Person or Livestream Option)
Ben Rhodes, Former deputy national security advisor (2009 – 2017), Co-host of Pod Save the World

Thursday, September 16, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Time Zone: America/Chicago
Local Time: Thursday, September 16, 2021 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Ben Rhodes - After the Fall: Being American in the World We’ve Made

In After the Fall, Ben Rhodes reflects on the United States’ role in shaping many of the defining moments of the modern era and the legacy those actions have left behind. In his search for explanations behind recent world events, Rhodes relays his conversations with players as wide-ranging as President Obama, Cuban rebels, a Russian opposition leader, and Hong Kong protestors – diving deep into how each of their perspectives on America offer lessons to Americans looking towards the future today. 

Ben Rhodes is a best-selling author and co-host of Pod Save the World. From 2009 to 2017, he served as deputy national security advisor to President Barak Obama, managing presidential communications on national security issues. Rhodes also formerly served under Congressman Lee Hamilton (2002-2007) and was senior speechwriter for the Obama presidential campaign. Rhodes holds an M.F.A. from New York University and a B.A. from Rice University.

Moderated by President Emeritus Jim Falk.

The Council now offers this program to our members as a livestream Zoom program in addition to the in-person option. You will be able to ask questions in real-time that will be submitted to our moderator. Please use the buttons below to sign up for the in-person or livestream option.

Support provided by Cher and David Jacobs

Location: Hotel Crescent Court 
400 Crescent Ct.
Dallas, TX 75201
Fees: $35 Members; $50 Non-Members
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