In today’s highly-charged political atmosphere, many Americans are searching for a common ground where they can meet as a first step to hearing, appreciating and understanding values in America. Tulane/Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker Series will feature a variety of speakers who give voice to the nuanced and stimulating topic of values in America.

The first event was held on Thursday, April 19, 2018:


The event, “When America’s Values are Tested: Lessons from Jefferson, Lincoln and other great leaders in the Age of Trump,” featured presidential historian Jon Meacham, and was moderated by Tulane professor of history, Walter Isaacson. Meacham drew on his great biographies and answered a variety of questions from the audience to create an in-depth discussion about the inner strength of America. Read more about the event in the New Wave.




Tulane/Aspen Institute Values in America Speaker Series