Assessing Obama's Presidency

SUN, JAN 15, 2012 (1:12:33)

Jonathan Alter, author of The Promise: President Obama, Year One, and Hendrik Hertzberg, columnist for The New Yorker, analyzed the Obama presidency as the 2012 presidential race began with former Boston Globe Editorial Page Editor Renee Loth.

+ BIO: Jonathan Alter

Jonathan Alter is an award-winning columnist for Newsweek Magazine. He is a frequent guest on Meet the Press and appears twice weekly on Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC. His 2006 book, The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope, was a national bestseller. He has written for The New Republic, Esquire, Slate, and The New York Times. A Chicago native, Mr. Alter received his B.A. in history with honors from Harvard.

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