From serving as chief strategist during the historic 2008 campaign, to standing beside the president as senior adviser during a financial crisis, David Axelrod has been the constant aide and friend to candidate and President Obama.
Now, coming off Obama’s re-election, Axelrod joins PBS's Jeff Greenfield to take us through his Obama odyssey—the first-term triumphs and failures, untold stories and struggles of the 2012 campaign, and his hopes for the president's second term. Finally, how did Axelrod transform from a Chicago journalist to a top political aide responsible for electing the first African-American president? Don’t miss this evening sure to inform and inspire!
Jeff Greenfield is currently Yahoo! News columnist, anchor of PBS' "Need to Know." Greenfield's new book, an alterante history entited: If JFK Lived, will be published this autumn by Putnam.