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Ron Suskind is the author ‘Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington and the Education of a President,’ a sweeping narrative about the fall of the U.S. economy, the rise of Barack Obama, and the President’s harrowing battles to take his control of his White House and earn the confidence of the American people. From 1993 to 2000, he was the senior national affairs writer for The Wall Street Journal, where he won the Pulitzer Prize. He has written for the New York Times Magazine and Esquire, and is a distinguished visiting scholar at Dartmouth College. He lives with his wife, Cornelia Kennedy Suskind, in Washington, D.C.