This session of the Applied History Working Group will feature Jon Meacham, a distinguished historian of the presidency, an occasional advisor to President Joe Biden, and a co-chair of Vanderbilt University's new "Project on Unity & American Democracy." Meacham, with Graham T. Allison, will explore one of the most pressing – and difficult – questions confronting the Biden administration: how to reunite America.

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Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer. A contributing writer for The New York Times Book Review and a contributing editor of Time magazine, he is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Hope of GloryDestiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker BushThomas Jefferson: The Art of PowerAmerican Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, American Gospel, and Franklin and Winston. Meacham, who holds the Rogers Chair in the American Presidency at Vanderbilt University, lives in Nashville.