"Tumult, Tragedy and Hope: America in 1968 from a Half Century's Perspective"
featuring Jon Meacham
Lied Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
• 5 p.m. - Benefit Reception and Dinner
• 7:30 p.m. - Free public lecture
About the Speaker
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential biographer Jon Meacham will explore the watershed year of 1968 and its long-term effects after 50 years in a lecture that is free and open to the public. The lecture is part of the E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues.
The 2018 Sower Award in the Humanities also will be presented at this event. Nominations are due June 15, 2018.
Benefit Dinner & Ticketing
A benefit reception and dinner will be held at 5 p.m. at the Embassy Suites (see ticketing below). Tickets for the free, public lecture will be available at the Lied Center for Performing Arts' box office beginning August 30.
Co-Sponsors for the 2018 Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities:
Please join these generous sponsors by selecting your sponsorship level below. For individual benefit dinner ticketing, please see here. Thank you!
If you have questions regarding sponsorships, please contact Heather Thomas.
Nominate someone to receive the 2018 Sower Award in the Humanities.
For more information and a nomination form, click here.