Jon Meacham is a renowned presidential historian, contributing writer to the New York Times Book Review, contributing editor at Time, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
His book, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, was a New York Times best seller and awarded the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 2009.
He served as editor of Newsweek magazine from 2006 to 2010.
A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and of the Society of American Historians, Meacham is a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University and at The University of the South.
He is also a regular guest on Morning Joe, Charlie Rose, and other broadcasts.
The Anti-Defamation League awarded Meacham its Hubert H. Humphrey First Amendment Prize, and in 2013 the Historical Society of Pennsylvania presented him with its Founder’s Award.