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(Rescheduled to 9/27) Winter Park Institute--Jon Meacham
Start Date: 9/12/2017Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 9/12/2017End Time: 9:00 PM
Event Description:

The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency
One of America’s most prominent public intellectuals, Jon Meacham displays his in-depth knowledge of politics, religion and current affairs.

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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Location Information:
Rollins College - Knowles Memorial Chapel
1000 Holt Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
United States
Phone: 407-646-2000
Room: CHAP
Meacham
Campus Department
Winter Park Institute
Event is open to the public
Yes
Event is open to
  • Students (A&S and CPS)
  • Students (Crummer)
  • Students (Holt)
  • Alumni (A&S and CPS)
  • Alumni (Crummer)
  • Alumni (Holt)
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Public
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    http://www.rollins.edu/rollins-winter-park-institute/events/2017-2018/index.html

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