Upcoming Event

Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes

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Shattered:
Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign

This event includes a book signing

Date

Apr
26
Wednesday
April 26, 2017
7:00 PM

Location

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Tickets

This event is free; no tickets are required.

Harvard Book Store welcomes journalists JONATHAN ALLEN and AMIE PARNES—authors of 2014's HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton—for a discussion of their latest book, Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign.

About Shattered

It was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump is the tragic story of a sure thing gone off the rails. For every Comey revelation or hindsight acknowledgment about the electorate, no explanation of defeat can begin with anything other than the core problem of Hillary's campaign—the candidate herself. 

Through deep access to insiders from the top to the bottom of the campaign, political writers Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes have reconstructed the key decisions and unseized opportunities, the well-intentioned misfires and the hidden thorns that turned a winnable contest into a devastating loss. Drawing on the authors' deep knowledge of Hillary from their previous book, the acclaimed biography HRCShattered will offer an object lesson in how Hillary herself made victory an uphill battle, how her difficulty articulating a vision irreparably hobbled her impact with voters, and how the campaign failed to internalize the lessons of populist fury from the hard-fought primary against Bernie Sanders. 

Moving blow-by-blow from the campaign's difficult birth through the bewildering terror of election night, Shattered tells an unforgettable story with urgent lessons both political and personal, filled with revelations that will change the way readers understand just what happened to America on November 8, 2016.

Amie Parnes
Amie Parnes

Amie Parnes

Amie Parnes is the senior White House correspondent for The Hill in Washington, where she covered Hillary Clinton during the 2016 presidential election and is now covering the Trump administration. She has written about politics for over a decade. Prior to this assignment, she chronicled the Obama White House and the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections for Politico and The Hill, respectively. She appears regularly on national television programs.

Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla

Jonathan Allen
Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen is the head of content at Sidewire, a columnist at Roll Call, and an adjunct professor at Northwestern University. He is the recipient of the Dirksen and Hume Awards and has written about national politics for more than a decade, including as a former Washington bureau chief for Bloomberg News and a former White House bureau chief for Politico. He is a frequent guest on national television and radio programs.

Photo credit: Stuart Hovell

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