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Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities

"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 (Sold Out)
• 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 to Pamela Hilton Snow at a banquet prior to this event. 


Tickets for the free, public lecture are now available from the Lied Center for Performing Arts' box office.

Co-Sponsors for the 2018 Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities:

Thanks for your interest in the Governor's Lecture. The lecture is free and open to the public, but we are currently sold out for the benefit dinner that precedes the lecture. Please call Julie MacDonald at 402.474.2131 to be placed on a waiting list for the benefit dinner.

Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities Events


Humanities Nebraska programming is made possible by:

and generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across Nebraska.