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Book Talk: The American Story

David M. Rubenstein to discuss his book The American Story at Duke on April 13
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Monday, April 13, 2020
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5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
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David M. Rubenstein
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David M. Rubenstein Distinguished Lecture Series

Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and philanthropist David M. Rubenstein will visit Duke for a discussion of his new book The American Story. The David M. Rubenstein Distinguished Lecture will take place in the Fleishman Commons at the Sanford School of Public Policy. The event, co-sponsored by Duke University Libraries, will be followed by a reception and book signing where the author will give away a limited number of books.

The American Story takes readers on a sweeping journey through American history through conversations with historians such as David McCullough, Jon Meacham, Ron Chernow, and many more.

David M. Rubenstein endowed the lecture in his name to bring thought leaders to Duke. He is a co-founder and co-executive chairman of The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest and most successful private equity firms. Mr. Rubenstein is Chairman of the Boards of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Council on Foreign Relations. Mr. Rubenstein is an original signer of The Giving Pledge and a recipient of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy and the MoMA's David Rockefeller Award, among other philanthropic awards. The host of The David Rubenstein Show on Bloomberg TV and PBS, he lives in the Washington, DC area.

Parking: Public Policy Lot.

Contact: Mary Lindsley