Scout Dialogue: Writers Collection

Presidential Biographer Jon Meacham

Special | 28m 50s

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

Video has closed captioning.

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