Writer and journalist Timothy Egan spent 18 years telling stories about the West for The New York Times.
The Spokane, Washington native now writes opinion pieces for the paper. Egan speaks tonight, Wednesday, in Boise about the state of American politics.
He's a guest of the Andrus Center For Public Policy. Egan says President Obama's re-election reflects what he calls “huge and unalterable” shifts in American demographics.
Click 'Listen' to hear our interview.