The veteran broadcaster considers America, on which he has reported for nearly four decades from Presidents Nixon to Trump, telling the story of a country built on a dream and asking, in a crisis-ridden USA, what it means to be an American today. ‘Jim’ Naughtie presented Today on BBC Radio 4 for twenty-one years, is a special correspondent for BBC News. He presents BBC Radio 4’s Book Club and BBC 4’s Meet the Author.
This event will be recorded in front of a live audience, within Government guidelines, at 3pm on Monday 14th September. Tickets go on sale on 4th August from ticketsource.co.uk/budleigh-salterton-literary-festival