Ex-Newsweek Editor: Monuments Aren’t for Those Who ‘Build Walls and Shut Doors’

Posted on June 14, 2019 7:08 pm

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Former Newsweek editor Jon Meacham appeared with his co-author/country musician Tim McGraw on CBS’s Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night to discuss their book on how popular songs influenced American history, from the founding to the present day. Meacham thrilled the reliably anti-Trump audience by insisting that “we don’t build monuments to people who build walls and shut doors.”