Ron Suskind





Ron Suskind

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Ron Suskind is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist and best-selling author. He was the senior national affairs writer for The Wall Street Journal from 1993 to 2000 and has published several books: A Hope in the Unseen, The Price of Loyalty, The One Percent Doctrine, The Way of the World, Confidence Men, and Life, Animated. He won the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing for his series of articles in the Wall Street Journal that later became his first book, A Hope in the Unseen. Suskind has written books on the George W. Bush Administration, the Barack Obama Administration, and related issues of the United States' use of power.


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Strides in the right direction from the Massachusetts House of Representatives, as the state body voted unanimously to pass a bill enacting the ABLE (Achieving A Better Life Experience) provision. This legislation, which is modeled on a stalled federal bill, establishes tax-advantaged accounts forfamilies to put aside money towardsexpenses like medical care, housing, education and job training...

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A Hope in the Unseen: An Am...
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Confidence Men: Wall Street...
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“Nonetheless, the fact remains; he had hope in a better world he could not yet see that overwhelmed the cries of "you can't" or "you won't" or "why bother." More than anything else, mastering that faith, on cue, is what separated him from his peers, and distinguishes him from so many people in these literal, sophisticated times. It has made all the difference.”
Ron Suskind, A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League

“You are livin’,” she says in feigned exasperation. “You just don’t see what I see. You got something special. Something you got from your ma. It’s a thing. I mean, I wish I had it. It’s this thing where you know what it’s going to take, and then you get it done. You push yourself and you get there.”
Ron Suskind, A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League

“It is one thing to rouse the passion of a people, and quite another to lead them.”
Ron Suskind, Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President

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