The Obama White House staff invites us behind-the-scenes of history for a deeply personal and moving look at the presidency and how the president's staff can change the nation"West Wingers is exceptional. . . . We have so much to learn from these stories." --Joe BidenWhen we elect a president, we elect with them an entire team that will join them in the West Wing to help run the country. Each of these staffers has a story to tell, and in West Wingers, Barack Obama's White House staff reveals how these extraordinary citizens shape the presidency and the nation.In these moving and revealing personal stories, eighteen Obama staffers bring us deep inside the presidency, offering intimate accounts of how they made it to the White House, what they witnessed, and what they accomplished there. We hear from a married gay staffer pushing the president towards marriage equality; a senior aide working to implement the Affordable Care Act while battling Stage IV cancer; a hijab-wearing Muslim advis...
|Title||:||West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House|
|Number of Pages||:||336 pages|
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West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House Reviews
To summarize this book in a single word, I would have to choose hope.
This is a love letter to Barack and Michelle, and the entire Obama administration; a resounding call for respect, and achievements through adversity. These individual stories of striving above strife are a resounding history, created from the forward momentum of our 44th president’s platform.
One could easily read a few stories and understand the purpose of this timely publication, the difference is that you want to read every s ...more
I received a free copy in a first reads giveaway in exchange for an honest review.
This book is very bittersweet for those of us who miss the Obama era. It is a collection of essays by former staffers about their time working in the White House and the trials and joys that went along with that. They gave a great picture of what powerful people are like when the cameras are turned off and it was nice to see that the Obamas seemed like genuine nice people. I doubt that any book written about the Tr ...more