Sidney Blumenthal

Sidney Blumenthal is a former assistant and senior adviser to President Bill Clinton, a former senior adviser to Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, and the author of the forthcoming book The Man Who Became Abraham Lincoln. More

Blumenthal is an adviser to the Clinton Foundation and was executive producer of the Academy and Emmy award-winningTaxi to the Dark Side. He is the author of seven books, including The Permanent CampaignThe Rise of the Counter-Establishment and The Clinton Wars, and the satirical play This Town. He was on the national staff ofThe Washington Post, senior editor of The New Republic, Washington editor and staff writer for The New Yorker, columnist for Salon and The Guardian, and political editor at The Daily Beast. A long-time resident of Washington, he is a native of Illinois.  

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Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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