Eric Alterman

Eric Alterman is a distinguished professor of English and Journalism at Brooklyn College and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He is a columnist for The Nation, Moment, and The Daily Beast. His most recent book is Kabuki Democracy: The System vs. Barack Obama.

Recent Articles

Listening to Lyndon

Reaching for Glory: Lyndon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965
Edited by Michael Beschloss. Simon and Schuster, 475 pages, $30.00

Chronicling the Last War

War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals

By David Halberstam. Scribners, 543 pages, $28.00