The Resource Thanks, Obama : My Hopey Changey White House Years, David Litt, (electronic resource)

Thanks, Obama : My Hopey Changey White House Years, David Litt, (electronic resource)

Label
Thanks, Obama : My Hopey Changey White House Years
Title
Thanks, Obama
Title remainder
My Hopey Changey White House Years
Statement of responsibility
David Litt
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A different kind of White House memoir, presidential speechwriter David Litt's comic account of his years spent working with Barack Obama and his reflection on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump. Like many twentysomethings, David Litt frequently embarrassed himself in front of his boss's boss. Unlike many twentysomethings, Litt's boss's boss was President Obama. At age twenty-four, Litt became one of the youngest White House speechwriters in history. Along with remarks on issues like climate change and criminal justice reform, he was the president's go-to writer for comedy. As the lead on the White House Correspondents' Dinner speech (the "State of the Union of jokes"), he was responsible for some of President Obama's most memorable moments, including Keegan-Michael Key's appearance as Luther, Obama's "anger translator." With a humorist's eye for detail and a convert's zeal, Litt takes us inside his eight years on the front lines of Obamaworld. In his political coming-of-age story, he goes from starry-eyed college student--a self-described "Obamabot"--to nervous junior speechwriter to White House senior staff. His behind-the-scenes anecdotes answer questions you never knew you had: What's the classiest White House men's room? What's the social scene like on Air Force One? How do you force the National Security Council to stop hitting reply-all on every e-mail? In between lighthearted observations, Litt uses his experience to address one of today's most important issues: the legacy and future of the Obama movement in the age of Donald Trump"--
  • "A different kind of White House memoir, presidential speechwriter David Litt's comic account of his years spent working with Barack Obama and his reflection on Obama's legacy in the age of Trump"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Litt, David
Dewey number
  • 973.932092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
E908.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Litt, David
  • Obama, Barack
  • Obama, Barack
  • Presidents
  • Speechwriters
  • Humorists, American
  • Political satire, American
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / Executive Branch
  • HUMOR / Topic / Political
  • United States
Label
Thanks, Obama : My Hopey Changey White House Years, David Litt, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062568465
Lccn
2017020422
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8f9bf9e2-1ebe-48b7-b912-2d7449a5babd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)984743232
Label
Thanks, Obama : My Hopey Changey White House Years, David Litt, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062568465
Lccn
2017020422
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8f9bf9e2-1ebe-48b7-b912-2d7449a5babd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)984743232

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