City Lights: Historian Jon Meacham; Chef Roland Mesnier; Choreographer Donald Byrd

Author Jon Meacham, pictured in 2015, spoke to Lois Reitzes about his latest book.
Author Jon Meacham, pictured in 2015, spoke to Lois Reitzes about his latest book.
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Monday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 0:42: Lois Reitzes talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham about his latest book, “The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels.”
  • 23:38: Former White House pastry chef Roland Mesnier tells Reitzes about his time cooking under five administrations, as well as his new book, “Creating the Sweet World of White House Desserts.”
  • 42:09: Reitzes sits down with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre choreographer Donald Byrd to talk about “Greenwood” a dance inspired by an American tragedy.
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