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Meacham Answers Questions - Brevard, NC


Last updated 10/4/2017 at 8:44pm

Jeremiah Reed

John Meacham answered a number of questions last week at the Brevard College Porter Center.

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...

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