Panel on President Obama

Authors talked about their books on the election of President Obama and his first year in office. They also responded to questions… read more

Authors talked about their books on the election of President Obama and his first year in office. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Evan Smith moderated.

Jonathan Alter is the author of The Promise: President Obama, Year One; Ari Berman of Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics; and William Jelani Cobb of The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress.

The program “Obama: Year One” was held in the C-SPAN/Book TV Tent of the Texas Book Festival. The program opens and closes with scenes from the festival. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • William Jelani Cobb Associate Professor Spelman College->History Department
  • Evan Smith Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief Texas Tribune
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Panel on President Obama

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Austin, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2010

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  • Oct 17, 2010 | 1:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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