Jonathan Alter

Bloomberg columnist and MSNBC analyst

Jonathan Alter appears in the following:

Solving Politics

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Puzzle master Will Shortz discusses crosswords, sudoku and ken-ken, the latest puzzle craze. Plus, Newsweek's Jonathan Alter and Gwen Ifill of the PBS Newshour talk politics. And, psychologist Stephen Pinker.

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Obama's New New Deal

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Obama will enter the White House at a moment of economic crisis worse than anything the nation has seen since the Great Depression. How will his new deal compare with FDR's? Jonathan Alter, senior editor and columnist for Newsweek magazine and author of The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days ...

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Jonathan Alter: 25 Years of American Politics

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Newsweek senior editor and columnist Jonathan Alter looks back at covering 25 years of the most important political events in American history. His new book Between the Lines.

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At the Last Minute

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Find out about the changes in environmental policy being rushed through during the final weeks of the Bush administration. Also, former SNL writer Alan Zweibel on his funny new book, Clothing Optional. Stewart O’Nan on his latest novel. Plus, Jonathan Alter, editor and columnist for Newsweek magazine, on being witness ...


The Homestretch

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Juan Williams, senior correspondent for National Public Radio and author of Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements, and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America--and What We Can Do About It , and Jonathan Alter, senior editor and columnist for Newsweek magazine, and the ...

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DNC Coverage: Hour 2

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Georgia Congressman John Lewis talks about the civil rights movement in the context of this year's convention and previews Obama speech tonight.

Convention time means party time. Nancy Watzman heads up the Party Time project of the Sunlight Foundation. She dishes the details about the premiere ...

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DNC Coverage: Hour 2

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Sheila Krumholz, Executive Director of the Center for Responsive Politics, follows the money with a look at the convention sponsors and the latest in campaign fundraising.

WNYC reporter, Bob Hennelly, previews tonight's speeches.

Nate Silver, founder of talks ...

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New Deal Anew

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (HarperCollins, 2007), and Jonathan Alter, a senior editor and columnist for Newsweek magazine and the author of The Defining Moment: FDR's Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope (Simon & Schuster, 2006), just out in paperback, ...

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