- President Barack Obama's first term
Award-winning authors and columnists Jonathan Alter and Hendrik Hertzberg analyze the Obama presidency as he enters his 2012 re-election campaign. They appeared at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston.11:00 a.m.
Jonathan Alter: Award-winning reporter, author and columnist. Now works for Bloomberg News, after 28 years at Newsweek. Author in 2010, "The Promise: President Obama, Year One." Also, "The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope."
Hendrik Hertzberg: Senior editor, The New Yorker. White House speechwriter in Jimmy Carter administration. Author, "Politics: Observations & Arguments," "Obamanos!: The Birth of a New Political Era" and "One Million."
Renee Loth: Moderator of this JFK Library Forum. Former Boston Globe Editorial Page Editor.
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