This program is over. Hope you didn't miss it! Browse other programs we offer The Legacy of the Treaty of Versailles In-Person and Online Program Evening Lecture/Seminar Monday, September 11, 2023 - 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. ET Code: 1D0018 Location: In-person Ticket Holders: Ripley Center1100 Jefferson Dr SWMetro: Smithsonian (Mall exit)Online Ticket Holders: Zoom Select your Tickets $20 Member $25 Non-Member Materials for this program Treaty of Versailles | Handout Resize text Woodrow Wilson, David Lloyd George, and Georges Clemenceau in Versailles, 1919 Please Note: This program has a rescheduled date (originally June 6, 2023). Registration Advisory: This program has multiple ticket options depending on your choice to attend in person at the S. Dillon Ripley Center or as an online program using Zoom. In 1919, leaders from around the globe gathered in Paris to write the final chapter of World War I. The resulting Treaty of Versailles was the handiwork of three men: British Prime Minister David Lloyd George, French Premier Georges Clemenceau, and American President Woodrow Wilson. They hoped, one diplomat said, to establish "not Peace only, but Eternal Peace." But even at the time, another eyewitness knew better. "They think they have got peace," this French general said. "All they have got is a twenty-year truce." He was right. George Mason University history professor Kevin Matthews explores a legacy that is still being played out in Asia and the Middle East and Europe and the United States, and how the men of Versailles created the world we live in. In-Person Program General Information Registration for in-person tickets will end by 2 p.m. ET on Monday, September 11, 2023. Refer to our health and safety information for in-person programs. Online Program General Information View Common FAQs and Policies about our Online Programs on Zoom.