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Thanks, Obama

My Hopey, Changey White House Years

by David Litt

Hardcover, 310 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $27.99 |


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My Hopey, Changey White House Years
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The senior comic speechwriter and presidential advisor presents an account of his college education through his years working with Barack Obama, sharing behind-the-scenes anecdotes and his reflections on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump.

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A Former Speechwriter Looks Back On His 'Hopey, Changey' Years With Obama

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