Gordon S. Brown

Gordon S. Brown is an author and retired diplomat, whose books include Incidental Architect, about early Washington DC, Toussaint’s Clause: The Founding Fathers and The Haitian Revolution, and The Norman Invasion of Southern Italy and Sicily. During a 35-year career in the US Foreign Service he was Ambassador to Mauritania 1991-94, Political Advisor to General Schwarzkopf during the first Gulf War, and Director of Arab Gulf Affairs in the State Department.

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The Captain Who Burned His Ships
This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of... Read More
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6:00pm, Congressional Cemetery Assn., 1801 E Street, S.E., Washington, D.C. Read More
Meet the Author & Book Signing
1:00pm, Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. Read More
Guest Speaker & Book Signing
2:00pm, Thomas Balch Library, 208 West Market St., Leesburg, VA Read More
Guest Speaker & Book Signing
Noon, "Lunchtime Lecture Series," Nat'l. Museum of the U.S. Navy, Washington Navy... Read More


Conferences and Events

2016 Coast Guard Academy Conference

Mon, 2016-10-24

US Coast Guard Academy

As part of The U.S. Coast Guard Academy 2016-2017 Leadership Lecture Series The U.S. Naval Institute presents Historical and...

Maritime Security Dialogue

Defense Forum Washington 2016

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Guest Lecturer & Book Signing

Sun, 2016-10-30

Book Launch Party

Wed, 2016-11-02

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