Wolfsonian Museum – FIU. November 20th, 2008. 7:00 p.m. The Wolfsonian Museum presents a conversation with Wolfgang Schivelbusch on November 20th, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Book signing to follow the discussion.
Historian and author Wolfgang Schivelbusch and Alex Lichtenstein, FIU associate professor of History, discuss Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal programs, contrasting them to programs of the regimes of Italy’s Mussolini and Germany’s Hitler.
The exchange focuses on architecture and public works projects to offer a new explanation for the prevalence of Europe’s totalitarian systems. Three New Deals by Wolfgang Schivelbusch is the topic of the Wolfsonian’s book club on November 20th, 2008.
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