Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham to speak in Boise

Hosted by Idaho Humanities Council

Jon Meacham

In the third of three lectures in Idaho in 2016 commemorating the Pulitzer Prize Centennial, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham, author of his latest presidential biography Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, will deliver the Idaho Humanities Council’s 20th Annual Distinguished Humanities Lecture in Boise. His topic will be “America Then and Now: What History Tells Us about the Future.”

Jon Meacham, presidential biographer and contributing editor at Time magazine, is a skilled storyteller about current affairs, and a concise analyst of how issues and events impact our lives. Meacham's books 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.