My Conversation With Brian Abrams, Author Of Obama: An Oral History

Click Here To Listen Brian Abrams-Obama The first ever comprehensive oral history of President Obama’s administration and the complex political machine that created and powered a landmark American presidency. In this candid oral history of a presidential tenure, author Brian Abrams reveals the behind-the-scenes stories that illuminate the eight years of the Obama White House through more than one hundred exclusive interviews. Among those given a voice in this extraordinary account are Obama’s cabinet secretaries; his teams of speechwriters, legal advisers, and campaign strategists; as well as lawmakers on both sides of the aisle who fought for or against his agenda. They recall the early struggles of an idealistic outsider candidate and speak openly about [...]

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Mark Your Calendars For The November Elections! Chats On DrAlvin.Com

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My Conversation With Howard J. Ross, Author Of Our Search for Belonging: How Our Need To Connect Is Tearing Us Apart

Click Here To Listen Howard Ross We are living in a time of mounting political segregation that threatens to tear us apart as a unified society. The result is that we are becoming increasingly tribal, and the narratives of life that we get exposed to on a daily basis have become echo chambers in which we hear our beliefs reinforced and others' beliefs demonized. At the core of tribalism exists a paradox: as humans, we are hardwired with the need to belong, which ends up making us deeply connected with some yet deeply divided from others. When these tribes are formed out of fear of the "other," on topics such as race, immigration status, religion, [...]

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Maryland HBCU Lawsuit Case Chats On DrAlvin.com

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My Conversation With Elaine S. Povick, Author Of John McCain: American Maverick

Click Here To Listen Elaine Povich This lavishly illustrated volume—featuring a foreword by award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns—provides a compelling look at the life and career of Senator John McCain from his early years to today, exploring his legacy, his impact, and his place in American history. As of January 3, 2018, John Sidney McCain III, one of the most influential statesmen of our time, will have served as a US senator for 31 years—11,324 days. This unofficial retrospective honors and pays homage to Senator McCain’s astonishing journey—a story of courage, resilience, and leadership; irrepressibility, determination, and grit. Written by acclaimed journalist Elaine Povich, it covers his childhood as the son and grandson of admirals, his [...]

My Conversation With Salena Zito, Author Of The Great Revolt: Inside the Populist Coalition Reshaping American Politics

Click Here To Listen Salena Zito Standout syndicated columnist and CNN contributor Salena Zito, with veteran Republican strategist Brad Todd, reports across five swing states and over 27,000 miles to answer the pressing question: Was Donald Trump's election a fluke or did it represent a fundamental shift in the electorate that will have repercussions--for Republicans and Democrats--for years to come. The history of the American electorate is not a litany of flukes; instead it is a pattern of tectonic plate-grinding, punctuated by a landscape-altering earthquake every generation or so. Donald Trump's electoral coalition is smashing both American political parties and its previously impenetrable political news media.The political experts called the 2016 election wrong and in [...]

My Conversation With Stacey Abrams, Author Of Minority Leader: How To Lead From The Outside And Make Real Change

Click Here To Listen Stacey Abrams A personal and empowering blueprint―from one of America’s rising Democratic stars―for outsiders who seek to become the ones in charge Leadership is hard. Convincing others―and often yourself―that you possess the answers and are capable of world-affecting change requires confidence, insight, and sheer bravado. Minority Leader is the handbook for outsiders, written with the awareness of the experiences and challenges that hinder anyone who exists beyond the structure of traditional white male power―women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and millennials ready to make a difference. In Minority Leader, Stacey Abrams argues that knowing your own passion is the key to success, regardless of the scale or target. [...]

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Before You Give Do Your Homework Chats On DrAlvin.Com

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