New York Times chief White House correspondent Peter Baker discusses his book, “Obama: The Call of History.” Baker also talks about his experience covering the Trump presidency.
Peter Baker is the chief White House correspondent for The New York Times and a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. He has covered the presidencies of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump. Before joining The Times in 2008, he spent twenty years writing for The Washington Post. Baker has written several books.
Jim Leach became head of the National Endowment for the Humanities in 2009, after 30 years in Congress. He served until 2013. A Republican, Leach often strayed from the party line and advocates civility – attitudes he vowed to bring to his NEH job.