Obama's Peanuts: President writes foreword to Charles Schulz anthology

The US leader has taken a break from being a world statesman to pay tribute in prose to ‘an American treasure’Charlie Brown and Snoopy have found a high-profile supporter in Barack Obama, who has taken a break from running the US to write the foreword to a new volume collecting what the president called an “American treasure”.Out in May from Seattle-based independent publisher Fantagraphics Books, and in April from Canongate in the UK, the volume will be the 25th in a series that has brought together all of Charles Schulz’s Peanuts strips. Previous introductions have been contributed by names from Jonathan Franzen to The Simpsons’ Matt Groening and Schulz’s long-time friend, the tennis star Billie Jean King. Related: Why I loved Charlie Brown and the Peanuts cartoons Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Oh, how earnest I was then': President Obama's political awakening in 'A Promised Land' excerpt

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