President Obama's Leadership Style

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, in the Oval Office, after Stevens' announcement that he would be retiring from the Supreme Court. (April 9) - Pete Souza/Official White House Photo via Flickr

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Associate Justice John Paul Stevens, in the Oval Office, after Stevens' announcement that he would be retiring from the Supreme Court. (April 9)

President Obama's Leadership Style

President Obama's popularity has been falling at home but rising abroad: analysis of the president's leadership style, how it has evolved and his effectiveness in Washington and around the world.

President Obama's popularity has been falling at home but rising abroad: analysis of the president's leadership style, how it has evolved and his effectiveness in Washington and around the world.

Guests

James Thurber

professor and director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at American University

Richard Murphy

served as U.S. Ambassador to Syria, the Philippines, and Saudi Arabia, and former Assistant Secretary of State for Near East and South Asian Affairs under President Reagan

Ron Elving

Washington editor for NPR.

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