Evan Thomas

Journalist; Author, Being Nixon

Evan Thomas is a journalist and author of nine books, including two — John Paul Jones and Sea of ThunderNew York Times bestsellers. He was a writer, correspondent, and editor for 33 years at TIME and Newsweek, including ten years as Washington bureau chief at Newsweek, from which he retired in 2010. Thomas wrote more than 100 cover stories, the election specials from 1996 to 2008, and won two National Magazine Awards. He taught writing and journalism at Harvard and Princeton, where, from 2007 to 2014, he was Ferris Professor of Journalism. Thomas has appeared on many TV and radio shows, including PBS’s “Charlie Rose” more than 40 times.

Videos/Audio of Evan Thomas

As the historic presidency of Barack Obama comes to a close, we consider how the future will view his leadership. Will... See more
In Being Nixon, Evan Thomas peels away the layers of the complex, confounding figure who became America’s 37th... See more
Throughout history, when leaders and members of the public disagree with a report, one response has been to question... See more
Wars rarely turn out the way they are supposed to. A big reason is that combatants routinely misjudge their enemies,... See more
International security expert Daniel Benjamin, former head of British Intelligence Sir Richard Dearlove, and Rep. Jane... See more
How do we recruit, train, and motivate a new generation of teachers in America? KIPP co-founder Mike Feinberg and Teach... See more