What Can History Teach Us About Pandemics? A Conversation with Author John M. Barry '68.
John Barry ’68 has written in The Great Influenza, The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History, “Those in authority must retain the public’s trust. The way to do that is to distort nothing, to put the best face on nothing, to try to manipulate no one.”
Join Brown Club Orange County for a free-wheeling conversation about COVID-19 with award-winning, NY Times best-selling author John Barry ’68. Explore questions such as:
· How does COVID-19 compare with the 1918 influenza that reportedly killed 50-100 million people?
· What are we doing right and wrong during the current pandemic?
· What lessons must we learn to avoid the same mistakes?
Date: Tuesday, February 2nd Time: 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time TO REGISTER NOW, CLICK HERE. Admission is free but limited, pre-registration is required, and audience participation is encouraged! A Zoom link will be sent to all registrants prior to the event and participants are asked to register only one email address per household. Contact BrownClubOC@gmail.com with questions.