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ALEXANDER HEFFNER

JOURNALIST & CIVIC EDUCATOR

 

Alexander is the host of The Open Mind on PBS. He has covered American politics, civic life and Millennials since the 2008 presidential campaign. His work has been profiled in The Washington PostThe New York TimesThe Christian Science MonitorLos Angeles TimesVarietyMedium, and on NBC NewsMSNBC, NPRC-SPANCNNBBC and NY1, among other media outlets. His essays, reviews and op-eds have appeared in TIME, USA TODAY, The Daily BeastReutersRealClearPolitics, NYT's Room for DebateThe Wall Street Journal and The Boston Globe, among other publications. He is coauthor of forthcoming A Documentary History of the United States (Penguin, 2018)

He has presented at the Post-Truth InitiativeNewseumNational Constitution CenterMuseum of American FinanceFDR Library and MuseumCenter for Information and Bubble StudiesInstitute of Applied PoliticsCenter for Telecommunication and LawGraduate School of Political ManagementUniversity of San DiegoUniversity of New MexicoUniversity of South Florida, Clemson University, Pepperdine University, Park UniversityPurdue University, Carroll CollegeSimpson College and Skidmore College, among other institutions of learning.

He was the political director for WHRB 95.3 FM and host of The Political Arena. A native New Yorker, he is a graduate of Andover and Harvard.

 

Coming June 2018

FEATURING BERNIE SANDERS, DONALD TRUMP, JEFF FLAKE, MARK WANRER, RICHARD BURR, MARK ZUCKERBERG & ANDERW POSTMAN

Accompanied by interpretations of their significance, this book also includes:

  *  The Declaration of Independence
  *  The Constitution of the United States
  *  George Washington's Farewell Address
  *  The First Issue of "The Liberator"
  *  Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation
  *  FDR's "Four Freedoms" Speech
  *  JFK's Inaugural Address
  *  MLK, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech
  *  Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Addresses
  *  Documents relating to 9/11 and the Iraq War

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