Please join the Millennial Action Project for a conversation with Jeremi Suri, author of "The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office."
Suri’s study of the American presidency focuses primarily on the office itself, rather than on the figures who have held it, to explain voters’ increasing disappointment with chief executives who have failed to effect the level of change people anticipated. Starting with the founders’ conception of the role as a limited one, Suri, a professor of history who holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the University of Texas, traces the presidency’s increasing importance in a globalized world, showing how unrealistic expectations, heightened campaign rhetoric, and the overwhelming scope of the job, have combined to crowd out bold vision and dwarf actual accomplishments.
Light lunch will be provided. This event is being held in partnership with the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, Lyndon B. Johnson Washington Center, and the Archer Center.
Copies of the book "The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America's Highest Office" will be available for purchase and signing by the author.
Please RSVP here: http://www.millennialaction.org/jeremi-suri-rsvp/?rq=suri