David Leonhardt with book cover
February 15, 2024, 4:30 PM EST

Ours Was the Shining Future: The Story of the American Dream

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David Leonhardt is a senior writer for The New York Times. He writes “The Morning,” The Times’s flagship daily newsletter, and also writes for Sunday Review.

He has worked at The Times since 1999 and has previously been an Op-Ed columnist, Washington bureau chief, co-host of “The Argument” podcast, founding editor of The Upshot section and a staff writer for The Times Magazine. He also led a strategy group that helped Times leadership shape the newsroom’s digital future.

In 2011, he received the Pulitzer Prize for commentary. He is a third-generation native of New York City.

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