Watch now: 2021 PBK Lecture with John Yarmuth
From A+ To F: How The Liberal Arts Led Me to Congress (and Also Changed the World)
Thursday, April 22, 2021
In this talk, Congressman Yarmuth of Kentucky discussed the role that the liberal arts have played in his life path. He also talked about what he views as the critical role the liberal arts have played, and will continue to play, in a democracy and civil society.
Congressman John Yarmuth represents Kentucky's 3rd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Now in his seventh term, he was elected Chairman of the House Budget Committee for the 116th Congress. He has been recognized for his work to improve education, expand access to affordable health care, and revitalize manufacturing in Louisville.
Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Congressman Yarmuth graduated from Atherton High School and Yale University. He and his wife, Cathy, have one son, Aaron, who is owner and editor of LEO Weekly.
*Sponsored by the UofL College of Arts & Sciences and the Phi Beta Kappa Association of Kentuckiana.