Window Seat on the World: My Travels with the Secretary of State

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$25.00  $23.25
Publisher
Disruption Books
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Pages
300
Dimensions
6.0 X 8.9 X 0.8 inches | 1.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781633310391

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About the Author

Glen Johnson covered five presidential elections over three decades reporting for the Boston Globe, Associated Press, a string of local newspapers, and the historic City News Bureau of Chicago. He served as US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Strategic Communications from 2013 to 2017 under an appointment by President Barack Obama, and took over 100,000 photos of Secretary Kerry during their international travels. He now is a writer, consultant, and teacher living outside Boston. Johnson proudly graduated from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Reviews

"Window Seat on the World is a whirlwind tour of four consequential years of American diplomacy, written with the unique insights of a veteran journalist who had a front-row seat... An invaluable book for anyone who cares about America's role in the world and the dedicated public servants who carry our mission abroad." --Andrea Mitchell, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent
"Glen Johnson's Window Seat on the World gives us a rare, inside look at diplomacy as it is practiced at the highest level. An important and revealing read." --Ambassador (ret.) Nicholas Burns, Professor, Harvard University; former Under Secretary of State; former State Department spokesman
"Writing with the skill of a former news reporter and the access granted a staff member, Johnson provides fresh perspective on John Kerry's remarkable career of public service, including descriptions of his patience, creativity, and the special skills he brought to a job perfectly suited to his background." --Ambassador (ret.) Alan Solomont, Dean, Tisch College of Public Service, Tufts University; former finance chairman, Democratic National Committee
"A firsthand account showing that high stakes politics are ultimately about people; the ones making decisions and those who are impacted ... including me!" --Jason Rezaian, Washington Post columnist and author, Prisoner: My 544 Days in an Iranian Prison
"A vivid, human, insider's account of Kerry and the Obama administration's dealings with Iran, Russia, China, climate change, and other global challenges." --John Farrell, bestselling author and former deputy Washington bureau chief of The Boston Globe
Glen Johnson covered five presidential elections over three decades reporting for The Boston Globe, Associated Press, a string of local newspapers, and the historic City News Bureau of Chicago. He served as US deputy assistant secretary of State for strategic communications from 2013 to 2017 under an appointment by President Barack Obama, and took over 100,000 photos of Secretary Kerry during their international travels. Johnson proudly graduated from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. He now lives outside Boston.