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Joe + Mika: Live at the Ford Center with Jon Meacham

Campus News: Experience the Joe and Mika dynamic, called 'revolutionary' by Time Magazine, live at the Ford Center at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14.

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Jon Meacham and MSNBC’s Morning Joe Live from Ford Center 

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski join Meacham September 14 at 5 p.m.


Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski wake up the nation each weekday on MSNBC's Morning Joe. Experience the Joe and Mika dynamic, called "revolutionary" by Time Magazine, live at the Ford Center at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 14 in Oxford, Miss.

Presented by Mississippi Today and The Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics, this one-night-only event offers an up close and personal experience with nationally recognized voices in the news media. Best-selling author and historian Jon Meacham will lead a discussion with Joe and Mika around current events and how the news is reported and consumed in the 21st century. We’ll turn the tables giving YOU the rare chance to ask questions of Joe, Mika and Meacham. 

Joe Scarborough, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe”

Former Congressman Joe Scarborough (R-Fla.) is co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe alongside Mika Brzezinski. Morning Joe features interviews with top newsmakers and in-depth analysis of the day’s biggest stories.  The New York Times has ranked Morning Joe as one of today’s top morning news shows and has praised Joe and Mika's natural repartee and off-the-cuff commentary. The New Yorker has described the show as "appallingly entertaining.”

Mika Brzezinski, co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and founder of “Know Your Value”

Mika Brzezinski is the co-host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, founder of “Know Your Value” and the author of four best-selling books. Most recently, Mika was awarded with the New York Women in Communications’ Matrix Award. Mika, along with Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough, was inducted into the Cable News Hall of Fame. She and Joe also served as Visiting Fellows at the Institute of Politics at Harvard’s Kennedy School in the fall of 2017.

Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author

Jon Meacham is a Pulitzer Prize-winning presidential historian. A contributing writer for The New York Times Book Review and a contributing editor of Time magazine, he is the author of the New York Times best-sellers "The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels," "Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush," "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power," "American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House," "American Gospel," and "Franklin and Winston." Meacham lives in Nashville, Tennessee. 

"Joe & Mika Live at the Ford Center with Jon Meacham" is co-presented by Mississippi Today and The Overby Center for Southern Journalism and Politics with support from The Dick Molpus Foundation, University of Mississippi, John Palmer, Lisa & Jack Reed, Jr., and Mississippi Book Festival.

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