The title of Jon Meacham’s new book may be “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,” but make no mistake: This is a full biographical treatment of perhaps the most charming and unknowable of the founders. Impeccably researched and footnoted, it’s a model of clarity and explanation.
In the gloom of the 1981-1982 recession, Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote a letter to a supporter about the upcoming midterm elections. “The issue, plainly put, is whether the center will hold -- in both parties,” said Moynihan, then a Democratic senator from New York. “In three decades of government and politics I have felt myself living in a comprehensible and creative political environment. Of a sudden, I am not certain. Of a sudden, both parties are under attack from extremes.”
Charlie Rose on BTV- Monday, September 10, 2012 (Full Show for Mobile) A conclusion of political analysis of the Democratic National Convention with Tom Brokaw, Special Correspondent for NBC News; Jon Meacham, Executive Editor at Random House; Jonathan Alter, author and columnist for Bloomberg View; and Peter Baker of The New York Times.
A roundtable discussion on presidential leadership with presidential biographer and Random House executive editor Jon Meacham, Jim Fallows of The Atlantic Monthly, journalist and biographer Robert Caro and historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Michael Beschloss. Watch the full interview tonight on Bloomberg Television at 7pm and 10pm.(Source: Bloomberg)
Politico's Mike Allen, journalist Evan Thomas and Random House executive editor Jon Meacham discuss their new e-book, "Inside the Circus," about the 2012 Republican presidential primary season. TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 7p & 10p ET. (Source: Bloomberg)
TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 8p & 10p ET, historian and former Newsweek editor Jon Meacham guest hosts a discussion with former State Department official and current Columbia University professor Jamie Rubin along with David Sanger and Scott Shane of 'The New York Times' on the fallout from the latest WikiLeaks website release of over 250,000 diplomatic cables. Later, a previously filmed interview Charlie Rose conducted with filmmaker Charles Ferguson on his documentary, 'Inside Job,' about the causes of the 2008 financial meltdown.