About Jonathan

Jonathan Darman © Nina Subin[1]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.

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