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Monday, September 21 • 8:00am - 8:30am
One-on-One with Jon Meacham

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The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer on the exemplary life of his latest subject, John Lewis, and the long march to justice.

This event was recorded as part of The 2020 Texas Tribune Festival that took place virtually Sept. 1-30, 2020. You’re welcome to watch here or share this link with your friends and colleagues to watch it on demand anytime. This session was recorded on Sept. 18 and aired on Sept. 21.

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This session is supported by Texas A&M University, Burnt Nopal and St. David's Foundation.

Purchase Jon Meacham’s "His Truth Is Marching on: John Lewis and the Power of Hope” and Peniel Joseph’s “The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.” in our Festival book store here.

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Peniel Joseph

Founding Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin
Joseph joined UT-Austin as founding director of the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy in 2015, where he is also the Barbara Jordan chair in Ethics and Political Values. Previously, Joseph was a professor at Tufts University, where he founded the school’s Center for the... Read More →

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Jon Meacham

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Historian
Meacham is an author and presidential biographer. He won a Pulitzer Prize for “American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House” in 2009. Previously, Meacham served as executive director at Random House. He is a contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review and the former... Read More →

Monday September 21, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT