Washington being Washington, the hottest relationship in town doesn’t revolve around sex or even the next presidential election: it’s the political courtship of old antagonists, Barack Obama and John McCain.
For U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, the chance to give a presentation to Barack Obama was an exciting one. So it may have hurt all the more that the president repeatedly called him “Jeffrey.”
“The Passage of Power,” the fourth volume of Robert Caro’s acclaimed life of Lyndon Johnson, is among the finalists for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards. Two of the earlier volumes have won the award.
Historian Robert Caro discusses "The Years of Lyndon Johnson: The Passage of Power," the latest in his multi-volume biography of former president Lyndon Johnson. TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 7p & 10p ET on Bloomberg Television. (Source: Bloomberg)
A roundtable discussion on presidential leadership with presidential biographer and Random House executive editor Jon Meacham, Jim Fallows of The Atlantic Monthly, journalist and biographer Robert Caro and historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Michael Beschloss. Watch the full interview tonight on Bloomberg Television at 7pm and 10pm.(Source: Bloomberg)