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Jonathan Darman


Jonathan Darman

Jonathan Darman is a journalist and author who writes about American politics and history. His first book, LANDSLIDE: Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, tells the story of a thousand days in the mid-1960s when two iconic presidents transformed the nation’s politics.

Jonathan is a former political correspondent for Newsweek. He has profiled leading figures in contemporary politics including Bill and Hillary Clinton, Mitt Romney, Rudy Giuliani, Eliot Spitzer and many others. He covered the Democrats for Newsweek’s 2004 Special Election Project, winner of the National Magazine Award for Single Topic Issue.

Raised in McLean, Virginia, he attended Harvard College where he studied American history and literature. He lives in New York City.

Jonathan Darman

Books by Jonathan Darman

by Jonathan Darman - History, Nonfiction, Politics

From Lyndon Johnson’s election in 1964, the greatest popular-vote landslide in American history, to the pivotal 1966 midterms, when Ronald Reagan burst forth onto the national stage, LANDSLIDE brings alive a country transformed --- by riots, protests, the rise of television, the shattering of consensus --- and the two towering personalities whose choices in those moments would reverberate through the country for decades to come.