I-903 - Political Spotlight Plenary—The Pathway to Leadership
Monday, March 16, 2020
8:30 AM – 9:45 AM
Michael Beschloss is an American historian specializing in the United States presidency. He provides gripping tales and brilliant inside analysis, revealing the leadership secrets of great presidents and other towering figures in history. Trained at the Harvard Business School in leadership studies, Michael unravels the mysteries of powerful and effective leadership in areas from business to politics to sports. He is a contributing columnist for The New York Times, writing a monthly column on business history (Sundays) and a weekly column on sports history (Saturdays). Winner of an Emmy award, he also serves as NBC News Presidential Historian and contributes to the PBS NewsHour. He is the author of nine best-selling books, including Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989; Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy (co-authored with Caroline Kennedy); and two volumes on President Lyndon Johnson’s secret White House tapes. With more than 110,000 followers, Michael also has the largest Twitter following of any historian on earth; his popular site appears on TIME magazine’s list of the world’s top Twitter feeds.