2021 Records of Achievement Award Ceremony & Gala

Wednesday, November 17th

Honoring Historian and Pulitzer Prize Winning Author Jon Meacham

On November 17, the National Archives Foundation honored Pulitzer Prize-winning author and presidential historian Jon Meacham with our prestigious Records of Achievement Award for his commitment to chronicling the American story.

The Records of Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed by the National Archives Foundation to an individual whose contributions have fostered a broader national awareness of the history and heritage of the United States as exemplified in the National Archives’ records.

COMING SOON: A video of the theater program, an interview between Michael Beschloss and Jon Meacham. Until then, enjoy this tribute video to Jon Meacham featuring Archivist of the United States David Ferriero, NAF Board Chair Governor Jim Blanchard, historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Doris Kearns Goodwin, and. many others!

Jon Meacham Tribute Video