House of Cards


Looking for a new show to watch? Netflix’s new original series, House of Cards, is actually based on a book with the same name by Fletcher alum Michael Dobbs, F72, F77. Dobbs published House of Cards┬áin 1989, as the first of a trilogy and in the early 90′s all three novels were turned into a BBC miniseries.

Dobbs attended the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and graduated with an M.A., M.A.L.D, and PhD in nuclear defense studies. A native of England, he returned there after graduation and became involved in government as a member of the Conservative Party. He later became a a full-time writer.

Check out the trailer for the American adapted House of Cards:

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  1. #1 by Diane Heditsian on March 15, 2013 - 6:22 pm

    I was hooked by the first one. Fabulous series. Loved watching them all at my own pace. I hope there’s a Season 2!

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