The lecture is free and open to the public will take place at Rowland Hall, Philip G. McCarthey Campus, 720 Guardsman Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108.
Renowned presidential historian Jon Meacham will discuss “The Free Press in America: Past & Present Challenges” at the 14th Annual McCarthey Family Foundation Lecture Series: In Praise of Independent Journalism.
Meacham is a contributing writer for the “New York Times Book Review,” a contributing editor at “TIME,” and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose in-depth knowledge of politics, religion, and current affairs frames today’s issues and events within an historical context.
Meacham is the #1 “New York Times” best-selling author of Destiny and Power: the American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, and Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power. Meacham’s latest book, Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest, and the Music that Made a Nation, was written in collaboration with Tim McGraw.
A former executive editor at Random House and former editor of “Newsweek,” Meacham is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a fellow of the Society of American Historians and a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University.
Doors open at 6 p.m.
For more information please visit https://www.rowlandhall.org/mccartheylectureseries
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