Vietnam War Speaker Series: Fredrik Logevall

Thursday, June 20, 2019 • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heinz History Center
$20 general admission | $65 lecture series package

Add to Calendar06/20/2019 07:00 PM06/20/2019 09:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkVietnam War Speaker Series: Fredrik LogevallJoin experts in academia, journalism, public history, and literature for a series of talks offering a multi-perspective examination of the Vietnam War’s place in American history.Heinz History CenterHeinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Fredrik Logevall is the author or editor of nine books, most recently “Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam” (Random House 2012), which won the Pulitzer Prize for History and the Francis Parkman Prize, as well as the American Library in Paris Book Award and the Arthur Ross Book Award from the Council on Foreign Relations.

As a specialist on U.S. foreign relations history and 20th century international history, Logevall writes in “Embers of War” about the collapse of French colonialism and the American war that followed in Vietnam. Logevall serves as the Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Professor of History in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Harvard University.

Following his presentation, Dr. Logevall will sign copies of “Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam,” which will be available for purchase.


General admission tickets to this lecture are $20. Register online.

Purchase admission to attend the full series of all four lectures for a discounted rate of $65 until Wednesday, June 19.

Heinz History Center members receive 20% off all individual and packaged admission rates using promo code THANKYOU at checkout. You will be asked to verify your membership the night of the program.

Discounted rates available to educators and students. Email for more information.

See the entire Vietnam War Speaker Series schedule.

For more information, please contact Sam Moore at or 412-454-6373.