Obama's First Months: Was the Hype and Hope Justified?

7 September 2009 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Chatham House, London


Richard Wolffe, author, Renegade: The Making of a President, and Political Analyst, MSNBC
Chair: Professor Robert Singh, Department of Politics; Birkbeck, University of London



Barack Obama swept into power on a wave of hope and change. The speaker, who reported on the Obama campaign for international media for almost two years, will ask what has really changed in his first year in office? Has the job changed him or his politics? And, what more can we expect from President Obama's international and economic policy?

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