Ron Suskind

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Presidential Leadership and the Origins of the "Kill List"

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The "Kill List": It's the President's shifting roster of names of high-profile targets. If you're a suspected terrorist, it could be the last list your name appears on before the US government ends your life. The Obama administration appears to be the first presidential administration to keep such a list.  What does the president's hands-on role in monitoring this list says about his leadership style?

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Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Ron Suskind discusses his new book Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President, which offers an inside look at how the Obama White House approached the economic challenges of the administration.

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Ron Suskind on the 'Confidence Men' Controversy

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

White House officials are already criticizing journalist Ron Suskind's book "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President," which just came out this week, despite having cooperated with Suskind for years. Among the book's more controversial passages are depictions of the Obama White House as dysfunctional, with mean, misogynistic economic advisers undermining a clueless president at every turn. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said, "I lived the original and the reality I lived, we all lived together, bears no relation to the sad little stories I heard reported from that book." White House Press Secretary Jay Carney went even further and accused Suskind of plagiarism, saying, "one passage seems to be lifted almost entirely from Wikipedia."


How the US Lost its Moral Authority

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind explores how America lost its moral authority, leaving it acutely vulnerable to nuclear terrorism, in The Way of the World: A Story of Truth and Hope in an Age of Extremism. The book also includes a number of explosive disclosures about the Bush administration ...

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The Wrong Man for the Job

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Ron Suskind discloses some explosive news about the Bush administration and the US intelligence community; and discusses how Americans are struggling to restore their country’s moral authority. Also, Dick Meyer on why Americans hate themselves (and each other). Plus, on this month’s installment of our yearlong film series, Political ...