Readers' Review: "Dreams from My Father" by Barack Obama

Readers' Review: "Dreams from My Father" by Barack Obama

As the first black president of the "Harvard Law Review," Barack Obama received an advance from a publisher in 1995 to write a book. He decided to tell the story of his family in the hopes it might help people understand the fissures of...

As the first black president of the "Harvard Law Review," Barack Obama received an advance from a publisher in 1995 to write a book. He decided to tell the story of his family in the hopes it might help people understand the fissures of race, class, and identity in America. Diane invites listeners to join a Readers' Review of our 44th President's first memoir.

Guests

Mark Whitaker

senior vice president & Washington bureau chief, NBC News

Lisa Page

freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.

Kate Lehrer

author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."

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