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Speaking Like Hillary

Daniel Kushner | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
Daniel Kushner

Hillary Clinton herself has repeatedly stated that she's not a natural politician, contrasting herself to Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. And there are certainly skills associated with politicians that they have in more abundance than she does.

Sixty Years in Journalism: Covering JFK

Irv Chapman | Posted 05.26.2016 | Media
Irv Chapman

Any American who is old enough can remember where he or she was when President John F. Kennedy was murdered. I was in a downtown Washington deli, where I stopped enroute from Capitol Hill to the ABC News bureau to get a carry-out sandwich.

David Bromwich on the "Disappointment in Obama" (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Lydon

David Bromwich, the Sterling Professor of English at Yale, reads Barack Obama like a book -- as if he were a book, that is. With the novelist Zadie S...

No Excuses: Why The TV Nets Must Carry Obama's Press Conference This Week

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The unprecedented pity party television executives have been throwing themselves since Obama was inaugurated continues.