Historian Chris Tudda to present "The Truth is our Weapon," Nov. 10
Chris Tudda, a historian in the Office of the Historian at the U.S. Department of State, will present a public talk at the Woodrow Wilson School titled "The Truth is Our Weapon: The Rhetorical Diplomacy of Dwight D. Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles," at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, November 10, in Bowl 016, Robertson Hall, on the Princeton University campus.
Chris Tudda is a Historian in the Declassification and Publishing Division in the Office of the Historian, Department of State, where he declassifies manuscripts for the Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series and co-produces the Office’s internet-only publications. He is also currently compiling a volume on the Carter Administration’s United Nations and Arms Control policies for FRUS.
He is the author of the book “The Truth is our Weapon: The Rhetorical Diplomacy of Dwight D. Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles,” and the book chapter, “The Devil’s Advocate: Robert Bowie, Western European Integration, and the German Problem, 1953-54,” for the forthcoming book “Foreign Policies and the Men who Made Them.”
His article "A Messiah that will Never Come: British Reconciliation Efforts, American Independence, and Revolutionary War Diplomacy," will be published in the winter issue of Diplomatic History. He is currently researching a reassessment of American Revolutionary War Diplomacy and writing a history of U.S.-China relations during the first Nixon administration.
Tudda earned a B.A. from the University of Vermont and his Ph.D. from American University.
This event is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. It is free and open to the public.