Tag: Baker, Peter

More Access, More Anxiety: The Job of Photographing Trump

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Over the past four years, Doug Mills, a photographer in The New York Times’s Washington bureau since 2002, has taken tens of thousands of shots of President Trump. With a new administration coming in, Mr. […]

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Has Donald Trump Fulfilled His Campaign Promises?

Listen and subscribe to ‘The Daily’Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher In a two-part examination of the policies of the president and of the man seeking to replace him, Joe Biden, we first take a look at what Donald Trump said he would do four years ago — and what he’s actually accomplished. On some […]

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What We Know About President Trump’s Illness

Listen and subscribe to ‘The Daily’Via Apple Podcasts | Via Spotify | Via Stitcher On Saturday morning, the doctors treating President Trump for the coronavirus held a news conference outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center — a show of strength, aimed at reassuring the American public that he was in capable hands. But instead […]

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C.I.A. Operatives in the Early Years of the Cold War

Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play Music | How to Listen Scott Anderson’s new book, “The Quiet Americans,” is a history of early Cold War espionage that takes its title from Graham Greene’s classic novel — and shares much of that book’s disillusionment. Anderson last visited the podcast in 2013, to discuss his “Lawrence in Arabia,” […]

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The Incredible Influence of James A. Baker III

THE MAN WHO RAN WASHINGTONThe Life and Times of James A. Baker IIIBy Peter Baker and Susan Glasser Seven years ago, when the husband-and-wife reporting team of Peter Baker and Susan Glasser began working on their enthralling, comprehensive biography of James A. Baker III, Donald Trump was a cartoonish reality television star and huckster whose […]

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15 Books to Watch For in September

‘Agent Sonya: Moscow’s Most Daring Wartime Spy,’ by Ben Macintyre (Crown, Sept. 15) When readers meet Ursula Kuczynski Burton, a.k.a. Agent Sonya, a decorated intelligence agent and colonel in Russia’s Red Army, she’s living undercover as a housewife in a small English village. All that her neighbors know about her is that she makes great […]

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