A Cautionary Tale
An Accident Waiting to Happen: President John Tyler and the Jews
Wed / Jun 16 / 12:00 pm
When President Harrison unexpectedly died in 1841, John Tyler became the first vice president to assume the presidency. Riddled with mishaps and mistakes, Tyler’s complicated legacy intersects with Jewish history. What interesting lessons can these events reveal on rising to the occasion when history changes in a heartbeat?