Jon Meacham Quotes

History requires us to judge the figures of the past not by our moral standards but by those of the ages in which they lived and worked.

 
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Citations

Jon Meacham "Our Populist Prologue" Time Magazine, December 19, 2016

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Jon Meacham
Jon Meacham
  • Born: May 20, 1969
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Editor

Jon Meacham is a presidential biographer. A former Executive Editor and Executive Vice President at Random House, he is a contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, a contributing editor to Time magazine, and a former Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek. He is the author of several books. He won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography for American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House. He is currently the Rogers Chair for the Study of the Presidency and a distinguished visiting professor in the Department of Political Science at Vanderbilt University.