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Jon Meacham on creating a more perfect union

38 minutes

Jon Meacham is one of America's leading thinkers on how the country's political history can inform the present. He recently visited Penn State to present a lecture on his 2018 book The Soul of America and joined us for a wide-ranging conversation on the war in Ukraine (and whether Zelensky really is like Churchill), American polarization polarization, the changing media landscape, and more. 

Meacham is author of multiple New York Times  bestsellers, a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University and co-chair of Vanderbilt's Project on Unity and American Democracy, a contributing writer for The New York Times Book Review, and a fellow of the Society of American Historians.

Thank you to the Center for Character, Conscience, and Public Purpose at Penn State for bringing Jon to campus and making this interview possible. 

Additional Information

Vanderbilt Project on Unity and American Democracy
Hope Through History
Fate of Fact
 The Soul of America
His Truth is Marching On
 

 

 

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