Jon Meacham: The Soul of America

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The intense acrimony pervading American civic life today is not unique. In fact, it can be traced to the founding of our republic. Our American story, filled with dramatic conflicts that give rise to hope and fear, assures victory to no leader, party, or faction. We, the people, are the ultimate arbiters of these conflicts and must choose how to go forward. 

In partnership with the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum, the Hauenstein Center brought renowned historian 
Jon Meacham back to West Michigan. The bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner will gave us insights from his latest book, The Soul of America: The Better Angels of Our Nature