Join HPD as we welcome Philip Taubman for a discussion of his just published biography of Princetonian George Schultz ’42, who as Secretary of State under Ronald Reagan oversaw the contentious but ultimately propitious ending of the Cold War between the United States and Soviet Union.
Currently a fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation, Philip Taubman worked at The New York Times as a reporter and editor for nearly 30 years, specializing in national security issues, including United States diplomacy, and intelligence and defense policy and operations. At the Times, Taubman served as a Washington correspondent, Moscow bureau chief, deputy editorial page editor, Washington bureau chief and associate editor. His prior books include The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb (Harper Collins, 2012) and Secret Empire: Eisenhower, the CIA, and the Hidden Story of America's Space Espionage. (Simon & Schuster, 2003).