In The Promise, Jonathan Alter provides a fast-paced inside account of the breakneck speed with which Barack Obama began making critical decisions and assuming the burdens of office amid the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression. With dozens of exclusive details about everything from the selection of Hillary Clinton as secretary of state to the president’s personal secrets for running a good meeting, Alter paints a fresh and often surprising portrait of a highly disciplined and self-aware president and his team. Jonathan Alter is a senior editor at Newsweek where he has written an acclaimed column on politics, history, media, and society at large since 1991. Alter is also an analyst and contributing correspondent for NBC News. (jasbro)
The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope 582 copies, 18 reviews
The Promise: President Obama, Year One 250 copies, 7 reviews
The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies 84 copies, 3 reviews
His Very Best: Jimmy Carter, a Life 82 copies, 3 reviews
Waiting For "Superman" 1 copy
Newsweek Magazine 2008.10.20 October 20, 2008 1 copy, 1 review
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