Dialogue

Presidential Character: Jon Meacham

Season 2016 Episode 17 | 28m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

Marcia Franklin talks with presidential biographer Jon Meacham about what kind of characteristics a successful president should embody, and the unique aspects of the 2016 presidential race. Meacham won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography in 2009 for his book about President Andrew Jackson, "American Lion." He's also written books about Presidents Thomas Jefferson and George H.W. Bush.

Aired: 10/20/16

Rating: TV-G

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Dialogue is a local public television program presented by IdahoPTV.

Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Friends of Idaho Public Television, CPB

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