Jon Meacham

Random House

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Executive editor and executive vice president at Random House and Pulitzer Prize-winning author for his 2008 biography, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, his latest book is Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush; former editor of Newsweek

Jon Meacham on KCRW

"If you raise the bar on what's impeachable, then you end up lowering the bar on what political behavior is acceptable. ...

Jon Meacham: Impeachment trial will bring out Trump’s most impulsive behavior

"If you raise the bar on what's impeachable, then you end up lowering the bar on what political behavior is acceptable. ...

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Nine years of personal interviews with America's 41st President have produced 900-pages of sometimes intimate revelations about George H. W. Bush.

Jon Meacham on the Destiny and Power of H.W. Bush

Nine years of personal interviews with America's 41st President have produced 900-pages of sometimes intimate revelations about George H. W. Bush.

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