Then and Now: Presiding in Polarized Times

Hosted by the Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy

The White House circa 1873. (File)

Bestselling authors Peter Baker and Susan Glasser will join Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian Jon Meacham for an evening of discussion.  

This in-person event, "Then and Now: Presiding in Polarized Times," will be Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 6 p.m. CST in the Scarritt Bennett Center’s Laskey Great Hall. The event is free and open to the public, and registration is required to attend

Baker, the longtime chief White House correspondent at The New York Times, and Glasser, a staff writer at The New Yorker, have co-authored three books since marrying in 2000. Meacham, who received the 2009 Biography Prize for an "unflinching portrait" of Andrew Jackson, is co-chair of the Vanderbilt Project on Unity & American Democracy and the Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Chair in American Presidency at Vanderbilt University,

Register here to attend this event. The conversation will be available afterwards for streaming on demand.