Author Talk - The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973

frydl picOn Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m., Kathleen Frydl will talk about her new book, The Drug Wars in America, 1940-1973.

The Drug Wars in America argues that the U.S. government has clung to its militant drug war, despite its obvious failures, because effective control of illicit traffic and consumption were never the critical factors motivating its adoption in the first place. Her book talk will include a discussion of “The District and the Origins of the Drug War.”
Ms. Frydl is also the author of The G.I. Bill (2009), which won the 2010 Louis Brownlow Book Award from the National Academy of Public Administration. Come and join us for this informative discussion! For more information, contact the Information Services Department, 202-727-1161.