Last words of Jesus are focus of Jon Meacham’s new book ‘The Hope of Glory’


As the season of Lent gets underway for billions of Christians around the world, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham is taking a new look at the final moments of Jesus in his book “The Hope of Glory.” “This is not a fairy story,” Meacham tells TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie, calling Jesus’ death “the single most important event, arguably, in human history.”