Meacham Answers Questions - Brevard, NC
Last updated 10/4/2017 at 8:44pm
After receiving a standing ovation for his presentation at Brevard College last Thursday evening, Pulitzer Prize winning historian Jon Meacham answered questions from the audience for half an hour. The following is a summary of the questions and Meacham's answers.
Q: Nicole Wallace said the Republican Party died when Donald Trump was nominated as the party's presidential candidate.
Where is the Republican Party of Jacob Javits and others like him?
A: "They're in some heavenly mansion with the Whigs," said Meacham.
Meacham said it could have been when Barry Goldwater defeated Nelson Rock...