"Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power"

Jon Meacham

About the Program

Jon Meacham, executive editor and executive vice president of Random House, recounts the political thinking and career of America’s 3rd President Thomas Jefferson.   The author examines Jefferson’s relationship with political power and reports that despite his strong beliefs and opposition to confrontation, Jefferson was able to successfully lead the country in a highly partisan political environment.  Jon Meacham speaks at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.

About the Authors

Jon Meacham

Jon Meacham is the author of "Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship" and "American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House," which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.  For more, visit:  

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"Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power"

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Past Airings

  • Monday, January 14th at 2am (ET)
  • Saturday, January 5th at 11am (ET)
  • Monday, December 31st at 7pm (ET)
  • Saturday, December 22nd at 8am (ET)
  • Sunday, December 16th at 10pm (ET)
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