Richard Ben Cramer
Richard Ben Cramer (June 12, 1950 – January 7, 2013) was an American journalist and writer. He won a Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting in 1979 for his coverage of the Middle East. Cramer was also known for his in-depth profiles and his book 'What It Takes: The Way to the White House', which provided a detailed account of the 1988 presidential race. His work is celebrated for its insight into the political process and the personalities of political figures.
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This book provides an in-depth look at the 1988 United States presidential election, focusing on the personal and political lives of the candidates. It delves into the grueling process of running for president, exploring the intense scrutiny, relentless schedule, and the physical and emotional toll it takes on the candidates and their families. The book also explores the complexities of American politics, the role of media, and the power dynamics within the political landscape.