Peter Baker and Susan Glasser on The Man Who Ran Washington
In Conversation with Andrew Keen on Keen On
Hosted by Andrew Keen, Keen On features conversations with some of the world’s leading thinkers and writers about the economic, political, and technological issues being discussed in the news, right now.
In this episode of Keen On, Andrew is joined by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser, the co-authors of The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III, to tell the story of legendary White House chief of staff and secretary of state James A. Baker III: the man who ran Washington when Washington ran the world.
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Peter Baker is the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, responsible for reporting on President Biden, the fifth president he has covered. He previously wrote about Presidents Donald J. Trump and Barack Obama for The Times and Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush for The Washington Post.
Susan B. Glasser is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where she writes a weekly column on life in Washington. She has served as the top editor of several Washington publications; most recently, she founded the award-winning Politico Magazine and went on to become the editor of Politico throughout the 2016 election cycle. She previously served as the editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy, which won three National Magazine Awards, among other honors, during her tenure.