American Lion

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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Program ID:
282625-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 06, 2008 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 01, 2017 | 5:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 06, 2008 | 4:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 06, 2008 | 8:51pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 08, 2008 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 2009 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 25, 2009 | 9:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 20, 2009 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2009 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 21, 2009 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2010 | 10:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2010 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 27, 2010 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2010 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 10, 2012 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 31, 2017 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2017 | 12:45am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 2017 | 5:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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