Mr. Karnow graduated from Harvard, where he was an editor of the Harvard Crimson; he has also been a fellow at Harvard. His reporting on the Vietnam War earned him Overseas Press Club Awards in 1966 and 1968. In 1972 he accompanied President Nixon to China. Mr. Karnow has been a correspondent for 25 years, and is now a syndicated columnist. He has lectured extensively on Vietnam in an effort to contribute to an understanding of that war.
Mr. Karnow's visit is part of the Athenaeum fall series, "The Myths and Realities of the Vietnam War." Please join us for the reception and dinner prior to Stanley Karnow's address by filling out The Fortnightly coupon.