Nov 30, 2015
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Jon Meacham
George H.W. Bush’s Influence on Modern Politics
Monday, November 30, 2015, 7:30PM
Campion Ballroom at Seattle University (Capitol Hill)

Jon Meacham

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Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign has once again ignited a conversation about the Bush family and its powerful sway on American politics. However, no portrait of the Bush dynasty and the modern Republican party would be complete without an analysis of George Herbert Walker Bush. Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham (American Lion, Franklin and Winston) takes a biographical look at the 41st President to deepen our understanding of his rise up the political ladder and extreme dedication to America. Called a “timely, first-rate book” by David McCullough, Meacham’s Destiny and Power utilizes Bush’s personal diaries and interviews with family members for an unparalleled portrait of the man. He’ll offer anecdotes about Bush and give insight into how his legacy continues to influence politics today.

Venue and Parking details:

Campion Ballroom is located within the Campion Tower at Seattle University (914 E. Jefferson St.). The entrance is on the north side of the Campion Tower, along 11th Avenue.

There are several parking options near the venue: including the nearby Murphy Garage (located on 11th Ave off of E. James Way), additional parking garages on campus, and street parking (which is free after 6pm) on local streets. Handicapped-accessible spaces are located in Murphy Garage and in surface spots on campus near Campion tower.

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Presented by: Town Hall, Seattle University, and Elliott Bay Book Company, as part of Town Hall’s Civics series.

Series supported by:

CMYKblue WEB   and  RealNetworks Foundation

and the True-Brown Foundation.

Series media sponsorship provided by:
KUOW 94.9

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