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Obama the Promise

Obama Reprimanded Top Pentagon Officials For Leak, Says New Book 'The Promise'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama reprimanded top Pentagon officials last year for pressing publicly for a troop increase in Afghanistan. That'...

Jonathan Alter's Obama Bio 'The Promise' Celebrated in Brentwood

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It was a busy night for book lovers as fans and friends hopped between two Westside author events. Celebrated novelist Jennifer Egan was at the trend...

Jonathan Alter On Colbert: FDR Had It Easier Than Obama (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jonathan Alter got the "Colbert bump" last night when he appeared on "The Colbert Report" to talk about his new book "The Promise," a detailed account...

Jonathan Alter On His New Obama Book 'The Promise': 'Like Jumping Off A High Cliff'

Chicago Magazine | Hillary Proctor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Having grown up six blocks from Wrigley Field, Jonathan Alter, a senior editor and columnist at Newsweek magazine in New York, still considers himself...