Category Archives: Mann

Political Parties & U.S. Foreign Policy

  “Political Parties & U.S. Foreign Policy,” seemed to me a promising title for the lecture to be given by James Mann last week. I suppose that is why I was so disappointed by the cluttered, almost disconnected strings of … Continue reading

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SAIS’s James Mann at Dickinson College

As other class bloggers have explained, Dickinson hosted historian James Mann as a guest speaker last week. Mann, well known for his book about President George W. Bush’s foreign policy team, came to campus to discuss how political parties impact international … Continue reading

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James Mann Lecture

James Mann’s lecture on political parties and their relation to US foreign policy provided a unique perspective on how party politics affect foreign policy as well as how in some ways they play a smaller role than the general public … Continue reading

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Mann on Political Parties in U.S. Foreign Policy

Anna Hansen ’12 Image Credit Last week James Mann spoke on the differences between American political parties regarding foreign policy. He began by describing his own background in journalism and how this shaped his frame of reference. His main point … Continue reading

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A Cursory Examination

By Corinne Waite While I had really been looking forward to hearing James Mann speak on “Political Parties and US Foreign Policy,” I was disappointed by the lecture overall (a description of the event can be found here).  I thought … Continue reading

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James Mann in “Conversations with History” with Harry Kreisler

By Anne Crowell, ‘12 I unfortunately missed the Clarke Forum event with James Mann last Thursday, so instead I will focus on another discussion that Mann participated in as a part of “Conversations in History” at UC Berkeley with Harry … Continue reading

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Review on James Mann’s lecture

Last Thursday, October 6, we had an honor of listening to James Mann’s lecture about American Political Parties and Foreign Policy. He is now in Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies as an author-in-residence and was served for chief … Continue reading

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Between Rhetoric and Policies

By Grace Lange ’12   On Thursday October 6, 2011, James Mann came to Dickinson College to give a talk at the Clarke Forum. The talk was titled “Political Parties and U.S. Foreign Policy.” Mann’s talk emphasized the distinction between … Continue reading

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Political Parties and U.S. Foreign Policy: lecture by James Mann

Photo Credit: Johns Hopkins University By Prerana Pakhrin ’13 James Mann, award winning author of The Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush’s War Cabinet (Review) and author-in-residence at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies was, for many … Continue reading

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Mann Tackles Partisan Stereotypes

      I found Mann’s lecture on political parties and US foreign policy surprisingly interesting. His lecture focused on the stereotypes of our two major parties and how these stereoptypes had changed throughout the history of the Democrats and … Continue reading

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