Ari Berman is a political correspondent for The Nation and an Investigative Journalism Fellow at the Nation Institute. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, and he is a frequent commentator on MSNBC and National Public Radio. His books include Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics. He lives in New York City.
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with CBS News political analyst John Dickerson
The video was produced by Sam Graham-Felsen, former new media impresario on the Obama campaign. The stirring score is by Matt Abeysekera.
With a New Afterword
In 2008, Barack Obama’s groundbreaking presidential campaign seemingly rewrote all the rules in electoral politics and heralded a new...