Jonathan Alter is an award-winning author, political analyst, documentary filmmaker, columnist, television producer, and radio host. A former senior editor at Newsweek, he is the author of three New York Times bestsellers: The Center Holds: Obama and His Enemies (2013), The Promise: President Obama, Year One (2010) and The Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope (2006), also one of the Times’s “Notable Books” of the year. Since 1996, Alter has been a contributing correspondent and political analyst for NBC News and MSNBC. In 2019, he coproduced and codirected the HBO documentary, “Breslin and Hamill: Deadline Artists.”
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