Book Discussion on American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book recounts the… read more

Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book recounts the presidential tenure of Andrew Jackson. Mr. Meacham contends that President Jackson, the founder of the Democractic party and American’s seventh president, was a man of many contradictions who was responsible for the removal of Indians from their land and alternately encouraged granting greater power to the electorate. Following his remarks he responded to questions from the audience.

Jon Meacham is the editor of Newsweek magazine. He is the author of Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship and American Gospel: God, the Founding Fathers, and the Making of a Nation. close

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Book Discussion on American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Dec 6, 2008
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Jun 10, 2012

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