Jon Meacham on "The Soul of America"

Aug 27, 2018

Jon Meacham
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This is a rebroadcast of an earlier show (July 17, 2018); no calls will be taken.

Best-selling author Jon Meacham joins us to explain that, despite our current tumultuous times, the country has been through periods of turmoil before, and how, by looking to examples in the nation’s past, we can better understand our current political climate.


Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer and author of the The New York Times best-sellers “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,” “American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House,” “Franklin and Winston,” and “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush.” He is a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University, a contributing writer for The New York Times Book Review, and a fellow of the Society of American Historians.