J. Barry Moss Speaker Series
The Kinkaid community is invited to an evening featruing Jon Meacham
Wednesday, March 4
Brown Auditorium - Katz Performing Arts Center
The Kinkaid School
About the Speaker:
Jon Meacham is a Presidential historian, a frequent commentator, the eulogist for President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush and a best-selling Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Mr. Meacham will speak on his #1 New York Times bestseller, The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels.
The J. Barry Moss Distinguished Speaker Series
The Series is named after Mr. Moss, a beloved former teacher, debate coach, Upper School principal and Dean of Faculty, who was a prominent part of life at Kinkaid for over 40 years until his death in 2005. The focus of the Series is Civil Discourse in a Democracy, a topic that includes a number of the skills and values so important to Mr. Moss as a teacher: clear and convincing written expression, public speaking and debate, the development of analytical skills, service to others, and the commitment to excellence. The Series will feature a broad range of speakers, including scholars, journalists, business leaders, and those in public service.