For the first time, Jon Meacham, editor of Newsweek and Fareed Zakaria, current editor-at-large of TIME, appear together on the 92nd Street Y's stage to discuss America’s role in the world. Jon Meacham is the editor of Newsweek and the author of Franklin and Winston and American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography.
Fareed Zakaria is editor-at-large of TIME. His stories and columns on subjects from globalization and emerging markets to the Middle East and America’s role in the world reach more than 25 million readers weekly. He is also the host of the weekly international news program, Fareed Zakaria GPS, which airs on CNN. His most recent book is the national bestseller, The Post-American World.
Jon Meacham is Contributing Editor to Time magazine and author of Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power.
Fareed Zakaria is host of CNN’s flagship international affairs program -- Fareed Zakaria GPS. He is also Editor-at-Large of TIME magazine, a Washington Post columnist, and a New York Times bestselling author. He is the author of The Post American World and The Future of Freedom. Born in India in 1964, Dr. Zakaria went on to receive a B.A. from Yale University and a Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Fareed Zakaria examines how the United States and China each emerged from the global economic crisis. "Who is the basket case third world country here, and who is the advanced industrial country that we were meant to think of as the model of capitalism?" asks Zakaria.