Author Signing: Richard Ault, THE NAMES IN THE HAT
Even before William Boykin begins his tumultuous term as U.S. President, the people of Flint, Michigan have long suffered from lead in their water system, a humanitarian crisis the result of the arrogance of state politicians. Fractured trust in government is widespread. Out of this turbulence emerges Charlie Birnbaum, the Independen U.S. Congressman from Flint Township. He is elected governor in 2018, running on the theme of fundamental systemic change. "It's not enough to change the players," he says. "It's time to change the game."