Historian Jon Meacham, right, will speak Sept. 17 in Lexington about the legacy of Kentucky author Robert Penn Warren, shown left in Lexington in 1980, and his own new book, which uses the Trump presidency to explore how America has survived past crises.
Historian Jon Meacham, right, will speak Sept. 17 in Lexington about the legacy of Kentucky author Robert Penn Warren, shown left in Lexington in 1980, and his own new book, which uses the Trump presidency to explore how America has survived past crises.
Historian Jon Meacham, right, will speak Sept. 17 in Lexington about the legacy of Kentucky author Robert Penn Warren, shown left in Lexington in 1980, and his own new book, which uses the Trump presidency to explore how America has survived past crises.

‘Singular failure of presidential leadership.’ Historian Jon Meacham to speak at UK.

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.