Ben Rhodes - The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House — in conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg

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Friday, June 15, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Rhodes started working with Obama in 2007 as a senior speechwriter and foreign policy advisor, and from 2009 to 2017 served as his Deputy National Security Advisor. Over the course of those ten years, Rhodes came to know Obama as a friend, and his rich memoir is an unparalleled inside look at the Obama White House. A gifted writer with a novelist’s eye for detail and a flair for drawing character, Rhodes vividly conveys the atmosphere of the Presidential Daily Briefing as well as major events such as the bin Laden raid, the Arab Spring, the nuclear agreement with Iran, the normalization of relations with Cuba, and the final hours of Obama’s presidency. He also gives us fresh perspectives on figures as familiar as Samantha Power, Hillary Clinton, Bob Gates, and, yes, Barack Obama.

Rhodes will be in conversation with Jeffrey Goldberg, editor in chief of The Atlantic and a recipient of the National Magazine Award for Reporting.

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$30.00
ISBN: 9780525509356
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Published: Random House - June 5th, 2018

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