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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 NewsMSNBCC-SPANCNNBBC and NY1, among other media outlets.  His essays, reviews and op-eds have appeared in TIMEReutersRealClearPoliticsNYT's Room for DebateThe Wall Street Journal and The Boston Globe, among other publications.

He has lectured, participated in and moderated panels at the NewseumNational Constitution CenterFDR Library and MuseumCenter for Information and Bubble StudiesInstitute of Applied PoliticsCenter for Telecommunication and LawBrian Lamb School of CommunicationGraduate School of Political ManagementUniversity of San DiegoUniversity of Notre DameUniversity of New MexicoUniversity of South FloridaSimpson 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 AND MARK ZUCKERBERG

Accompanied by interpretations of their significance, this book includes important documents such as:

  *  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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