Jodi Kantor appears in the following:
Monday, January 21, 2013
The Brian Lehrer Show's coverage of Barack Obama's 2013 inaugural ceremony and address. Featuring analysis from Clarence Page, live from the National Mall in Washington, Jodi Kantor on Obama's second term agenda, and Kenneth C. Davis on the surprising history of inauguration day.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Thursday, November 08, 2012
As he enters his second term, what has President Obama learned from his first four years? What are his goals for the next four? And how does the President hope to shape his legacy? Jodi Kantor, correspondent for Takeaway partner The New York Times and author of "The Obamas," examines these questions, and discusses the political consequences and cultural ramifications of the president's reelection.
Thursday, September 06, 2012
Each evening during the conventions, Brian Lehrer hosts a convention call-in from 7-8pm, from WNYC in New York and around the country on the "(Mostly) Swing-State Radio Network". Get analysis of the convention, previews of that evening's speeches, and a chance to talk with public radio listeners in swing states around the country.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
It's Day 2 of the DNC in Charlotte. The show covers the first night, and reactions to the Democrats' message. Featuring:
- Jodi Kantor, New York Times Washington correspondent and author of The Obamas, now out in paperback, previews the personal message from the candidate and his family at the DNC, and explains how the party will use Michelle Obama in this campaign.
- Aaron Smith, executive director of Young Invincibles
- Tom Perriello, president and CEO of the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the former U.S. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district
Friday, April 13, 2012
Whether or not it was fair for Hilary Rosen to blast Ann Romney’s career, it’s clear that the Romney campaign isn’t taking the issue lightly. Ann Romney went on Fox News yesterday to defend herself — and she quickly pivoted from defense to offense with a plug for her husband and his family values. New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor has written about Ann Romney on the campaign trail in the past, and she weighs in now on the image the candidate's wife is shaping for the next phase of the campaign.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Jodi Kantor, correspondent for The New York Times, has written a new book called "The Obamas," which gives an inside look into the first family. Specifically, she reports on Michelle Obama's role as First Lady and her interactions with the President and with his senior advisers. Though Mrs. Obama has not yet read the book, in a CBS This Morning interview she responded that people have tried to portray her as an "angry black woman" since the day her husband announced his bid for the presidency.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
The president and first lady spend a lot of time in the public eye. The private life of Barack and Michelle Obama is, well, private. But this week's New York Times Magazine offers the public a look at the couple's off-camera relationship. New York Times national reporter Jodi Kantor joins us with an intimate portrait of one of the most powerful couples in the nation.
Jodi Kantor's profile of Barack and Michelle Obama's marriage will be in the New York Times Magazine this Sunday.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
For more, read Jodi Kantor's article, In First Family, a Nation’s Many Faces, in today's New York Times.
— The New York Times' Jodi Kantor on the long history of White House residents being white and Protestant and how that is changing with the Obamas
Monday, November 24, 2008
"Obama is not really interested in taking risks right now -- the economy is too precarious. He's reaching out to people who are known performers."
--Jodi Kantor, speaking about President-elect Obama's transition team