The Journey to Obama's Inner Circle

Bookmark and Share

February 28, 2009

Denis McDonough '92 has been named deputy assistant to President Obama in charge of strategic communi-cations for the National Security Council. His new quarters in the West Wing of the White House position him well to advise the president on major national security and foreign policy issues. In a recent New York Times Magazine photo essay, McDonough was pictured as number 24 of 52 key people on Obama's team. Read the full article.

Watch for the next issue of the Saint John's Magazine - in an exclusive interview by Al Eisele '58, McDonough talks about the role that Saint John's faculty, football and alumni played on the road to the West Wing.