The Impossible Presidency
Jeremi Suri, author of The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office
, will discuss his book. In it, he argues that the successful presidents of the past have created unrealistic expectations for every president since JFK, and that this presents enormous implications for American politics.
About Our Speaker:
Jeremi Suri holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, where he is a Professor in the Department of History and the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Jeremi is the author and editor of nine books on leadership, history, and politics. His most recent book, published in September 2017, is The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office. Jeremi also publishes in major newspapers and magazines across Texas and the United States, and he frequently appears on state and national radio and TV news shows. He is a popular public lecturer and an award-winning teacher. Jeremi is most proud of his family. He has two early teen-age children in Austin schools, and his wife is the City Councilperson for Austin District 10: Dr. Alison Alter.
6:50am - Coffee & Networking
7:10am - Breakfast Buffet
7:25am - Introductions & Announcements
7:50am - Speaker Introduction
8:20am - Q&A
8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!
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