Los Alamos Japan Institute (LAJI) announces Ray Monk in conversation with Clifton Truman Daniel at noon April 22 US Mountain Time and 7 p.m. UK Time.
Monk is a British philosopher and writer whose insightful biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer was published after 11 years of research. He has contributed numerous articles on philosophy and veganism to the New Statesman and was awarded a Fellowship by the Royal Society of Literature. Monk is Emeritus Professor at the University of Southampton, where he taught from 1992 to 2018. He serves on the Los Alamos Japan Institute Board.
Daniel is the oldest grandson of President Harry S. Truman and his wife Bess. He is the author of Growing Up With My Grandfather: Memories of Harry S. Truman and Dear Harry, Love Bess: Bess Truman’s Letters to Harry Truman, 1919-1943. He is currently portraying his grandfather in the one-man stage show, Give ‘Em Hell Harry, as well as writing and lecturing on the Truman presidency. Clifton serves as chair of the Los Alamos-Japan Institute Board.
The Los Alamos-Japan Institute grows inclusive storytelling and builds global cultural bridges with a network of atomic bomb survivors, scientists, artists, educators, mayors and museums to further intercultural dialogue and collaboration.
Ask Ray Monk and Clifton Truman Daniel a question. Hosted by LAJI Founder Dr. Judith Stauber in honor of J. Robert Oppenheimer’s 117th birthday. Visit www.laji.us to register and join the conversation.