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Tickets Now on Sale for An Evening with Jon Meacham

This entry was posted on Thursday, September 27th, 2012

On Tuesday, October 30th the Friends of the Library are excited to welcome Jon Meacham, presidential historian, contributing editor at Time and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, to the College of Charleston. Known as a skilled raconteur and an eloquent speaker with a depth of knowledge about history, politics and religion, Meacham is one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals and understands how issues and events impact our lives.

Meacham’s keynote address is entitled “The Media’s Secret Bias: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Truth about the News”, timely given the presidential election will take place just one week after his appearance. Jon Meacham brings renewed perspective to the issue of media bias, grounded in historical analysis and his own life’s work with print and television news media outlets. Meacham cuts to the core of media bias, explaining how politics and human nature shape the news we see and read.

Click here to Purchase tickets (Limited seating available):

$125 admission to reception with Mr. Meacham and preferred seating for the keynote address
$35 general admission to the keynote address
$65 general admission to the keynote address + one year “Friend” level membership to the Friends of the Library (new members only)

**you will receive email confirmation once you have purchased your tickets. Please print and bring this email to the event for admission.

You may also purchase tickets by check made payable to Friends of the Library. Please send your check with the attached form to:

College of Charleston
Friends of the Library
66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424

**tickets purchased by check will be mailed two weeks prior to the event. Please RSVP by Friday, October 19.

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