An Evening with Jon Meacham

October 3, Old Cabell Hall

The Inaugural Shadwell Society Speaker Series hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham in Old Cabell Hall Auditorium.  Author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power, Meacham will speak about the University’s founder, whom he describes as “a working politician.”

Read more about Jon Meacham at UVa TodayTickets available in advance at the Arts Box Office.



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