Jon Meacham

Pulitzer Prize-winner, presidential historian and New York Times best-selling author.

Event Details
September 27, 2017
7.30 p.m.
(Rescheduled to 9/27) The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency

Event Details

ATTENTION:
Due to Hurricane Irma, it has become necessary to reschedule the Jon Meacham presentation to September 27.

Your tickets will automatically transfer to September 27. If you wish to receive a refund, contact the Rollins Box Office, http://www.rollins.edu/rollins-winter-park-institute/box-office/index.html or 407-646-2145, and please allow a ten-day period to make this adjustment.


One of America’s most prominent public intellectuals, Meacham displays his in-depth knowledge of politics, religion and current affairs.

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Current as of October 13, 2017

Presidential historian, Pulitzer Prize-winner, and contributor to TIME and The New York Times Book Review, Jon Meacham is one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals. A regular guest on Morning Joe, he is known as a skilled raconteur with a depth of knowledge about politics, religion, and current affairs. He understands how issues and events impact our lives and why historical context matters.

Meacham’s latest Presidential biography, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestsellers list in November 2015. His other national bestsellers, include Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, Franklin and Winston, American Gospel, and American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, which won the Pulitzer Prize in 2009.

Named a “Global Leader for Tomorrow” by the World Economic Forum, he is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a fellow of the Society of American Historians, and chairs the National Advisory Board of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics at Washington University. Meacham is a Distinguished Visiting Professor of History at the University of the South and a Visiting Distinguished Professor at Vanderbilt.

He is currently at work on a biography of James and Dolley Madison.

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