Michael Gannon Lecture Series - Guest Speaker: Author Jon Meacham Online
You are cordially invited to attend the inaugural lecture honoring Dr. Michael Gannon, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of History
at the University of Florida. Author Jon Meacham will serve as the inaugural lecture speaker, on the topic His Truth Is Marching On: John
Lewis and the Power of Hope. Jon Ellis Meacham is a writer, reviewer, and presidential biographer. A former Executive Editor and Executive
Vice President at Random House, he is a contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, a contributing editor to Time magazine, and a former Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek. He won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. He holds the Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Endowed Chair in American Presidency at Vanderbilt University and is also a
distinguished visiting professor in the Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University.
This event is not hosted by the SJR State Library. We are sharing news of this free event because it is related to the curriculum offered at the College and, therefore, may be of interest to our students, faculty, and staff.