Hear from journalist-author duo Peter Baker of The New York Times and Susan Glasser of The New Yorker, as they discuss their new book, “The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III.” The story of James Baker is a case study of power in late 20th century America and the story of Washington and the world in the modern era.

The program is moderated by Bill Clifford, President and CEO of the World Affairs Councils of America.

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About the Speakers

Baker is the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, a political analyst for MSNBC, and author of “Days of Fire” and “The Breach.” Susan Glasser is a staff writer for The New Yorker and author of its weekly “Letter from Trump’s Washington” as well as a CNN global affairs analyst. Their first assignment as a married couple was as Moscow bureau chiefs for The Washington Post, after which they wrote “Kremlin Rising.”

Presented in partnership with the Committee on Foreign Relations Minnesota, Humphrey School of Public Affairs – University of Minnesota, and World Affairs Councils of America.

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