An Editor's Insight: Walter Isaacson at Westmont College’s President’s Breakfast, Friday, February 6

Evoking the creative spirit and respect for tolerance of Benjamin Franklin and Albert Einstein, the esteemed editor, author, and historian Walter Isaacson informed and inspired more than 770 people last Friday, February 6, when he gave the keynote address for Westmont College’s President’s Breakfast. Though Isaacson openly admitted to “sometimes” worrying that “we’re in the worst situation our country’s ever seen,” his words gave hope that the new American generation could find a solution to our current problems by tapping the ingenuity of our best thinkers and working together for the sake of progress. “Compromises may not make great heroes,” said Isaacson, channeling Franklin, “but they do make great democracies.” more

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