Government and Political Education Series

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Fred Rogers Center
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Mary Beth McConahey
Center for Political and Economic Thought


February 6, 2013: Distorted “History”: The Case of George W. Bush and the War on Terror, a lecture by Dr. Stephen Knott


The Center for Political and Economic Thought of the Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics, and Government at Saint Vincent College will host Dr. Stephen Knott on the evening of Wednesday, February 6.


Knott is Professor of National Security Affairs at the United States Naval War College.  Previously, Dr. Knott was Co-Chair of the Presidential Oral History Program at the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia.  He also served for seven years as an Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at the United States Air Force Academy.  Knott received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Boston College and has taught courses on the presidency, congress, intelligence and national security, and American foreign policy.  His books include The Reagan Years; Alexander Hamilton and the Persistence of Myth; Secret and Sanctioned: Covert Operations and the American Presidency; At Reagan’s Side: Insiders’ Recollections from Sacramento to the White House; and Rush to Judgment: George W. Bush, the War on Terror, and His Critics.


Knott will deliver remarks entitled Distorted “History”: The Case of George W. Bush and the War on Terror at 7:30 PM in the Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College.


For more information, contact the Center for Political and Economic Thought by writing to Mary Beth McConahey, Program Manager, at

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