Jon Meacham

Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power

Jon Meacham

Talk: Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power

Pulitzer Prize--winning author Jon Meacham returns to the Googleplex for a talk about "Thomas Jefferson: the Art of Power." The Jefferson story resonates today not least because he led his nation through ferocious partisanship and cultural warfare amid economic change and external threats, and also because he embodies an eternal drama, the struggle of the leadership of a nation to achieve greatness in a difficult and confounding world.

Jon Meacham

Jon Ellis Meacham is executive editor and executive vice president at Random House.[1] He is a former editor-in-chief of Newsweek, a contributing editor to Time magazine, editor-at-large of WNET, and a commentator on politics, history, and religious faith in America.

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to life an extraordinary man and his remarkable times. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era.

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