As the Republican presidential debates continue, Jon Meacham weighs in on the complicated balance between government and the private sector.
Jon Meacham In Perspective
Jon Meacham discusses a new documentary, “The Last Mountain,” about the destructiveness of the West Virginia coal mining industry, and argues for a consensus on a national energy plan.
Jon Meacham reflects on why war feels distant to so many Americans — and why the burden of military sacrifice weighs heavily on so few.
Will the world end tomorrow? Jon Meacham’s take on the latest purported coming of the rapture, May 21.
Jon Meacham looks back on the career of Defense Secretary Robert Gates, who retires this year, after serving both Democratic and Republican administrations with distinction.
The death of Osama bin Laden gives President Obama a new opportunity to adjust the nation’s agenda and focus on improving national security by investing in America’s economic future, says Jon Meacham.
As President Obama weighs an executive order that would require federal contractors to disclose their political spending, Jon Meacham discusses why we need limits on our ‘moneyed political culture.’
Does hell exist? Jon Meacham comments on one evangelical minister’s controversial book, and on the importance of doubt.
Jon Meacham explains the reasoning behind the Framers’ decision to allow only native-born Americans to run for president, and argues that it’s time to repeal that part of the Constitution.