Newport Beach Public Library Foundation THE WITTE LECTURES 2017

Friday, February 10 7PM  

Saturday, February 11 2PM
Understanding Trump: The Meaning of an American Milestone





In this historical yet topical talk, Meacham explains the roots of the populist fervor that has gripped the country as Donald Trump ascended to the nation’s highest office. Drawing from both the left and the right, the speech is a non-partisan view of how Trump won, what his victory means, and how he will govern.

Meacham is Executive Vice President and Executive Editor at the Random House Publishing Group. He is also a contributing editor at TIME and is a regular guest on Morning Joe. His books include

  • American Homer: Reflections on Shelby Foote and His Classic The Civil War: A Narrative (editor). New York: Random House. 2011.
  • Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power. New York: Random House. 2012. I
  • Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush. New York: Random House. 2015. 

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