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CyberWar at the Penn Club
June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
with author Kathleen Hall Jamieson
$15 per member, $25 for guest
Location: The Penn Club (30 W 44th St)
The question of how Donald Trump won the 2016 election looms over his presidency. Were the 78,000 voters who gave him an Electoral College victory affected by the Russian trolls and hackers? Trump has denied it and so has Vladimir Putin. Others cast the answer as unknowable.
In CyberWar, Kathleen Hall Jamieson marshals the troll posts, unique polling data, analyses of how the press used hacked content, and a synthesis of half a century of media effects literature to argue that, although not certain, it is probable that the Russians helped elect the 45th president of the United States.