Larry Berman - "Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr."
Reading / Book Signing
Thursday, October 11, 2012 6:30pm (7:00pm talk)
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public
Co-Sponsored by the Society of Georgia Archivists in celebration of American Archives Month and Georgia Archives Month
"Zumwalt" is a compelling portrait of the controversial admiral widely regarded as the founder of the modern Navy, implementing major strategic innovations that endure to this day, especially in his campaign against racism and sexism throughout the fleet-a portrait of leadership that is essential for our time. Author Larry Berman is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Davis, and is Founding Dean of the Honors College at Georgia State University. He is the author of four previous books on Vietnam, including Planning a Tragedy: The Americanization of the War in Vietnam and Perfect Spy: The Incredible Double Life of Pham Xuan An, Time Magazine Reporter and Vietnamese Communist Agent. General Admission: free