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Jesse Larner

Jesse Larner is a journalist and a graduate of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs. He has lived and worked in Poland, Taiwan and South Dakota, and presently resides in New York. Mount Rushmore: An Icon Reconsidered is his first book.


  • PoliticsJuly 26, 2002

    Mount Rushmore

    Mount Rushmore, conceived in the 1920s as a tourist attraction, was quickly recast by the sculptor as an icon of democracy, freedom and hope.

    Jesse Larner