The Presidents: Barack Obama

Featuring: Peter Baker, Douglas Brinkley (moderator)

David M. Rubenstein Presidents Series

  • Monday, May 7, 2018
  • Sold Out
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Event Details:

Join New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker and CNN Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley for a discussion focusing on the legacy of the United States’ first African American president, Barack Obama. Learn what defined President Obama’s eight years in office—from his greatest achievements to his biggest disappointments—against the backdrop of tumultuous times.

Peter Baker is the author of Obama: The Call of History. Douglas Brinkley (moderator) is a bestselling author and serves as Presidential Historian for CNN and the New-York Historical Society.

Presented as a part of the Presidential Historical Commission at New-York Historical Society


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024