The Soul of America: Jon Meacham in Conversation with Fareed Zakaria


In a time of great division in America, how can our nation be guided by what Lincoln called “the better angels of our nature”?

To answer this pressing question, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham (American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush) looks back at critical turning points in our country’s history in his New York Times-number-one-bestselling new book, The Soul of America. From the Civil War to the Communist witch hunt to the Jim Crow South, Meacham shows how our darkest moments have led to unexpected resilience — and forward progress. Join this eminent historian for a conversation on America’s uncanny ability to prevail over adversity, time and again.