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Wednesday, September 30 • 8:00am - 8:30am
The Spirit of '76

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Jimmy Carter's biographer and one of his big-name appointees on the most misunderstood president in history.

This session was available to ticket holders of the 2020 Texas Tribune Festival for the duration of the monthlong event.

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Mark Updegrove

President & CEO of the LBJ Foundation
Updegrove serves as president and CEO of the LBJ Foundation and is a presidential historian for ABC News. He previously served as director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library, where he hosted the library’s 2014 Civil Rights Summit featuring former Presidents Barack Obama... Read More →

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Jonathan Alter

Author and Columnist for The Daily Beast
Alter is a columnist for The Daily Beast, an analyst for MSNBC and co-host of “Alter Family Politics,” a weekly family talk show on Sirius XM. Previously, he worked at Newsweek for 28 years as a senior editor and columnist. Alter is the author of three New York Times bestsellers... Read More →
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Andrew Young

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
Young was appointed as a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in 1977 under former President Jimmy Carter. Previously, he was a key strategist and negotiator during civil rights campaigns that led to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Young... Read More →

Wednesday September 30, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT