Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Jonathan Alter on 100 Days: FDR vs. Obama

Last week we marked President Obama’s first 100 days. Now that the dust and the hype have settled, we can really take a look at what we’ve learned about this young President. No one is better able to help us do that, then Jonathan Alter. His book about FDR’s first hundred days, The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope is a national best seller that even the President has read. Alter is a Senior Editor of Newsweek and a contributor to MSNBC.

My conversation with Jonathan Alter: