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Ben Rhodes – The World As It Is

Monday, June 18, 7pm
St. Louis County Library HQ

From one of Barack Obama’s closest aides comes a revelatory behind-the-scenes account of his presidency—and how idealism can confront harsh reality and still survive. For nearly 10 years, Ben Rhodes saw almost everything that happened at the center of the Obama administration—first as a speechwriter, then as deputy national security advisor. He started every morning in the Oval Office with the President’s Daily Briefing, traveled the world with Obama, and was at the center of some of the most consequential and controversial moments of the presidency. Now he tells the full story of his partnership—and, ultimately, friendship—with a man who also happened to be a historic president of the United States.

This event is presented by the St. Louis County Library. For more information, please call 314-994-3300.

Monday, June 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
St. Louis County Library HQ
1640 S. Lindbergh
Saint Louis, MO 63131
The World as It Is: A Memoir of the Obama White House Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525509356
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - June 5th, 2018