Alexander Heffner

Alexander Heffner

Alexander B. Heffner, host of The Open Mind on PBS, has covered American culture, politics, and civic life since 2008. His writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, USA Today and Newsday, and he has been interviewed by PBS, C-SPAN, CNN and the BBC, among other broadcast venues. Heffner is co-author of A Documentary History of the United States, an annotated collection of the documents, speeches, and letters that have forged America.

Featured Book: A Documentary History of the United States


Check back soon for details about Alexander’s appearance at the 2022 Festival of Books!

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