Watch Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham’s eulogy of President George H.W. Bush

Vanderbilt Distinguished Visiting Professor Jon Meacham, who holds the Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Chair, delivered a touching tribute to George H.W. Bush during the 41st president’s state funeral at Washington National Cathedral on Dec. 5.

Meacham, author of the best-selling 2015 biography Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, captured the dynamic presence of the former president during his eulogy.