John Glenn, the Last American Hero: A Conversation with Author Alice George (Virtual Event)

December 10, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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As a Marine, astronaut, U.S. Senator and a celebrated son of Ohio, John Glenn lived a life of service to his country and humankind. Join the Ohio Public Policy Archives, in partnership with the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, as we welcome Dr. Alice George to discuss her new book The Last American Hero: The Remarkable Life of John Glenn. Dr. George and Public Policy Archivist Carly Dearborn will discuss the man behind the legacy and his enduring impact on the country and the world. Pre-order a copy of the book from Gramercy Books
Dr. George, a historian and former journalist, is the author of a number of books focusing on 20th-century American history including The Assassination of John F. Kennedy: Political Trauma and American MemoryAwaiting Armageddon: How Americans Faced the Cuban Missile Crisis, and The Cuban Missile Crisis: The Threshold of Nuclear War. Her work has also been published in Smithsonian Magazine.  

If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact as soon as possible. Requests made one week prior to this event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. A captioned recording of this program will be available within 7-10 business days following the event posted to the University Libraries website.

Photo of Carly Dearborn Carly Dearborn
Public Policy Archivist

Photo of Dr. Alice George Dr. Alice George
Historian and Author