The Promise: President Obama, Year One

Version: Unabridged
Author: Jonathan Alter
Narrator: TBA , Jonathan Alter
Genres: Politics, North America, American Politics, Public Policy
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Published In: May 2010
# of Units: 18 CDs
Length: 19 hours
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Alter ("The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope") presents a fast-paced inside account of the breakneck speed with which President Obama began making critical decisions and assuming the burdens of office.

Author Details

Author Details

Alter, Jonathan

Jonathan Alter is a senior editor at "Newsweek", where, since 1991, he has written an acclaimed column on politics, history, media, and society at large. He is also an analyst and contributing correspondent for NBC News. Alter lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife and three children.