Jodi Kantor, award-winning New York Times correspondent and author of the bestselling book THE OBAMAS spoke about the President and First Lady’s years in the White House.
Thanks to Democratic Leadership for the 21st Century (DL21C), The Common Good presented a unique event with Jodi Kantor, award-winning New York Times correspondent and author of the bestselling book The Obamas, about the President and First Lady’s years in the White House.On Monday, August 20, 2012 at 7pm, Jodi Kantor discussed her latest book The Obamas and shared her insights on the president’s first term and give a more personal picture of the powerful couple. In her work, she reveals the human beings behind the political figures—their ambitions, biographies, challenges and successes
Jodi joined The New York Times in 2003 becoming the youngest person in memory to edit a section of the Times. In 2007, she began covering the world of Barack and Michelle Obama, from their roots to their faith to their marriage, and she has also written about Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, Elizabeth Warren, and many others along the way. The recipient of a Columbia Young Alumni Achievement Award, Jodi has been named by Crain’s New York Business as one of “40 Under 40” and appears regularly on television.
The Common Good Team