Year One: A Political Odyssey


Associated Program:
John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum
David Sanger
John Maggio

HBO’s new documentary “Year One: A Political Odyssey” is an unprecedented front-seat account of the Biden administration’s tense first year, marked by security threats at home and abroad. David E. Sanger – a White House Correspondent for The New York Times and a member of three Pulitzer Prize-winning Times teams – guides the documentary as it follows the President's inner circle into the White House, the State Department, the CIA, and the Pentagon. Against the backdrop of America’s response to the ongoing pandemic, January 6, and the withdrawal from Afghanistan, the film explores the revival of superpower conflict with Russia and China: culminating in the Russian invasion of Ukraine and new fears that Moscow could make good on its nuclear threats. 

Please join David E. Sanger ‘82, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, and Emmy-winning filmmaker John Maggio for a discussion of “Year One: A Political Odyssey” and the global challenges that President Biden faced from Inauguration Day 2021 to the State of the Union speech of March 2022.    

This Forum will include clips from the HBO documentary “Year One: A Political Odyssey.” Confirmed attendees who register by 6:00 PM ET on October 25 will also receive an email with special 48-hour access to watch the full documentary prior to the Forum, courtesy of HBO.

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