Madison Committee
on Foreign Relations

Ronald Reagan & the War on Terror

  • Wednesday, April 09, 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • University Club, 803 State Street, Madison WI


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Chip Duncan

Documentary Filmmaker and President of The Duncan Group, Inc.

Documentary filmmaker Chip Duncan will discuss the foreign policy issues raised in his 3-part public television series "The Reagan Presidency" with an emphasis on Reagan's Middle East policies. Experts featured in the documentary include Condoleezza Rice, Bud McFarland, Reza Aslan, Trita Parsi, George Shultz and Sam Lewis. Using clips from the series, Duncan will explore the birth of the "War on Terror" with a focus on Lebanon, Israel, the 8 year war between Iran and Iraq, and Iran Contra. Duncan will also discuss his three visits to Afghanistan including images from his upcoming book FOOD WATER SHELTER (due for publication in 2015). For more information on Chip Duncan or the series, please visit
Chip Duncan is a filmmaker, author, photographer and President of The Duncan Group, Inc., a documentary production company formed in 1984. Current film projects include the PBS special "The Negotiator - George Mitchell & The Art of Conflict Resolution" as well as a new short documentary called "The Soundman" featuring Kenyan audio journalist Abdul Ramadhan. Feature documentary "The Life & Death of Glaciers" is currently in production with an estimated airdate of late 2014.
Duncan’s photographic images appear in the book "Enough To Go Around - Searching For Hope in Afghanistan, Pakistan & Darfur" (Select Books, NYC, 2009). A photographic exhibition of Duncan's images from Afghanistan premiered in August, 2011 during the World Peace Festival in Berlin, Germany. Duncan's images are currently on display at the Council on Foreign Relations in NYC.

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