History & Heritage: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, Kai Bird
Tuesday, March 28, 2023Time 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Kai Bird, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian & Journalist
Tuesday, March 28 | 4:30pm | Auditorium
Kai Bird’s and Martin J. Sherwin’s biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer is a deeply researched, carefully judged and well-written examination of the life and politics of the man who directed the development of the atom bomb. Twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer’s life and times, from his early career to his central role in the Cold War. This is biography and history at its finest, riveting and deeply informative.
Kai Bird is the acclaimed author of biographies of John J. McCloy and of McGeorge and William Bundy. He won the Pulitzer Prize for biography for American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (co-authored with Martin J. Sherwin). His work includes critical writings on the Vietnam War, Hiroshima, nuclear weapons, the Cold War, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the CIA.
Individual Tickets go on sale September 1:
Sponsor $190 | Reserved $70 | General Admission $40 | Livestream $40
Sponsors will enjoy preferred seating in the auditorium and a private party afterward at the sponsor reception.
Sponsorship opportunities are currently available by calling the office, (941) 964-0827.
CostGeneral Admission: $40, Reserved: $70, Livestream: $40
Phone: (941) 964-0827
Website: Open Website
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