a4a-FYI Book Discussion
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the 20th Century
Sunday, June 4, 2017
2:00 – 3:30 P.M.
Casa Community Center
780 South Park Centre
Snyder, a Yale historian, warns, “Americans today are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism or Communism in the 20th century.” He offers political advice ranging from straightforward (“Defend institutions”) to insightful (“Be calm when the unthinkable arrives”).
Laurie Jurs will moderate the discussion. It is a short book, only 128 pages. Please read it beforehand for a deeper discussion.