“Anatomy of an Election: Politics” with Matt Bai and Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Richard Ben Cramer (video)
The C.V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience and the Louis L. Goldstein Program in Public Affairs at Washington College
THE ANATOMY OF AN ELECTION
A Special Series on American Politics
Matt Bai is the chief political correspondent for the New York Times Magazine, where he covered both the 2004 and 2008 presidential campaigns. He also writes the “Political Times” online column for the Times. Bai is the author of The Argument: Inside the Battle to Remake Democratic Politics, which chronicles the rise of the first Internet-age political movement and the people who built it.
Richard Ben Cramer is the author of What It Takes: The Way to the White House, which has been widely acclaimed as one of the all-time best books on American electoral politics; Politico recently called it “the greatest modern presidential campaign book.” Cramer, who is also the author of five other books, won the Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1979.