John R. (Rick) MacArthur, president and publisher of Harper's Magazine is an award-winning journalist and author. Before joining Harper's Magazine, Mr. MacArthur was an assistant foreign editor at United Press International (1982) and a reporter for the Chicago Sun-Times (1979-1982), Bergen Record (1978-1979), Washington Star (1978), and Wall Street Journal (1977). He writes for newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe and Los Angeles Times. Mr. MacArthur wrote the book "You Can't Be President: The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America." (2008).
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