From serving as chief strategist during the historic 2008 campaign, to standing beside the president as senior adviser during a financial crisis, David Axelrod has been the constant aide and friend to candidate and President Obama.
Now, coming off Obama’s re-election, Axelrod joins PBS's Jeff Greenfield to take us through his Obama odyssey—the first-term triumphs and failures, untold stories and struggles of the 2012 campaign, and his hopes for the president's second term. Finally, how did Axelrod transform from a Chicago journalist to a top political aide responsible for electing the first African-American president? Don’t miss this evening sure to inform and inspire!
Jeff Greenfield is currently Yahoo! News columnist, anchor of PBS' "Need to Know." Greenfield's new book, an alterante history entited: If JFK Lived, will be published this autumn by Putnam.
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Jeff Greenfield, a veteran political, media and culture reporter and analyst, has spent more than thirty years on network television. He most recently served as CBS Senior Political Correspondent. Prior to his return to CBS News, Greenfield had been senior analyst for CNN since 1998. During that time, he served as its lead analyst for its coverage of the primaries, conventions, presidential debates and election nights, as well as presidential funerals and Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Greenfield also has reported on the media, culture and trends for the cable network. Though the five-time Emmy winner’s reporting has taken him to locales around the world from South Africa, to Japan, to Europe, he is principally known for his coverage of domestic politics and media. He has served as a floor reporter or anchor booth analyst for every national convention since 1988. He has twice been named to TV Guide's All-Star team as best political commentator and was cited by the Washington Journalism Review as "the best in the business" for his media analysis. Before joining CNN, Greenfield was a political and media analyst for ABC News (1983-97), appearing primarily on Nightline and delivering weekly commentaries for World News Sunday.
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