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.
Charlie Rose, Nov. 7: A discussion on the outlook for America with University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann, New York Times columnists David Brooks and Tom Friedman, Random House executive vice president Jon Meacham, and Tom Brokaw of NBC News.
Charlie Rose on BTV- Wednesday, October 17, 2012 (Full Show For Mobile) Analysis of the presidential debate with Al Hunt, executive Washington editor for Bloomberg News; John Dickerson, political director of CBS News; Chuck Todd, chief White House correspondent for NBC News; Katty Kay of BBC World News America; Jon Meacham, executive editor and executive vice president at Random House; David Leonhardt, Washington bureau chief of The New York Times; Mark Halperin, senior political analyst for Time magazine; and John Heilemann of New York Magazine.
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.
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.”
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)
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)