Jon Meacham


Presidential historian, Pulitzer Prize winning author, and contributor to Time and The New York Times Book Review, Jon Meacham is one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals. A regular guest on Morning Joe, he is known as a skilled raconteur with a depth of knowledge about politics, religion, and current affairs. He understands how issues and events impact our lives and why historical context matters. Meacham’s latest Presidential biography, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestselling list in November of 2015. Meacham received the Pulitzer Prize for American Lion, his bestselling 2008 biography of Andrew Jackson. As a contributing editor to Time, Meacham writes for the magazine’s Ideas section.

Speech Topics
  • || The Art Of Leadership: Lessons From The American Presidency || The Soul Of America || America Then And Now: What History Tells Us About The Future

  • Meacham\’s biography of President Bush was named one of the ten best books of the year by The Washington Post and one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review,

  • Time, National Public Radio, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

  • Destiny and Power was also honored for excellence in “Politics and Leadership” in 2015 by the Plutarch Committee of BIO, the Biographers International Organization.

  • || Destiny and Power || American Lion