Jeff Toobin at the Library of Congress National Book Festival

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Jeff Toobin, CNN analyst and author of 5 books, discusses routine, the digital age, family history and media coverage.


Jeff Toobin has accomplished much in his relatively young life.  He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review, has been an assistant U.S. attorney in Brooklyn, works as a staff writer at The New Yorker, is a senior analyst for CNN, received an Emmy for his 2000 coverage of the Elian Gonzalez custody story, and has authored five books (one being a New-York Times best-seller).  He sat down with's Christie McDonald at the LOC Bookfest to discuss his latest book, The Oath:  The Obama White House vs. the Supreme Court

In the interview he also talks the importance of the National Bookfest, family history, working at CNN, being recognized on the streets, his writing routine, and PDFs vs. hard copies.  A very gracious individual who knows a lot about a many things, this interview has great words of wisdom sprinkled throughout.  Check it out! 


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