Browsing All posts tagged under »Jon Meacham«

Points of Light/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

December 9, 2018

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Jon Meacham, historian, and biographer of President George H. W. Bush, had this to say at the memorial service for the late President, last week: “Abraham Lincoln’s ‘better angels of our nature’ and George H.W. Bush’s ‘thousand points of light’ are companion verses in America’s national hymn, for Lincoln and Bush both called on us […]

Our Better Angels/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

June 6, 2018

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National Public Radio recently had an interview with Author, Jon Meacham. Mr. Meacham has written a book that is cited often in conversation, entitled “The Soul of America The Battle of Our Better Angels”. In the radio interview, Mr. Meacham has this to say: “And Woodrow Wilson, who’s a deeply problematic character but who wrote […]

Wisdom From a Former President/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

January 1, 2018

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Jon Meacham, an historian and author, wrote a piece for the NY Times on December 29. 2017. His contribution was entitled: “Donald Trump and the Limits of the Reality TV Presidency”. Mr. Meacham quotes President Eisenhower about leadership style: “You do not lead by hitting people over the head. Any damn fool can do that, […]