Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross and a Great American Land Grab
By Steve Inskeep. Newly published hardcover book, by author and NPR Morning Edition cohost, Steve Inskeep, brings fresh insight to the events leading to the Trail of Tears. This is a dual biography of President Andrew Jackson and Cherokee Chief John Ross. It concerns their confrontation over Cherokee lands in Georgia, and Jackson’s signing of the Indian Removal Act. Hardcover.