‘Game Change’ authors Mark Halperin & John Heilemann



    Mark Halperin
    Mark Halperin
    John Heilemann
    John Heilemann

    Hour 1

    MARK HALPERIN and JOHN HEILEMANN’s new book, Game Change, reports striking angles of the much-covered 2008 presidential campaign that have caused a fresh waves of headlines from what many thought was old news. Revelations including Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s controversial assessment of Obama’s success owing to his lack of a “Negro dialect;” the surprising amount of tension and conflict in many of the highest profile marriages on the campaign trail, especially John and Elizabeth Edwards, Hillary and Bill Clinton and John and Cindy McCain; the Republican insiders’ apprehension at the nomination of Sarah Palin as vice presidential candidate; and much more. And garnering just as much discussion is the book’s sourcing, which relies solely on anonymous sources speaking on “deep background.” We’ll talk to the co-authors, veteran political reporters MARK HALPERIN and JOHN HEILEMANN.
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