The Alexander connection

Elizabeth Alexander, who was commissioned to write and deliver an original poem for President Barack Obama’s inauguration today, is the

Elizabeth Alexander, who was commissioned to write and deliver an original poem for President Barack Obama’s inauguration today, is the sister of Mark Alexander, a Seton Hall University law professor who ran Obama’s primary campaign in New Jersey. They are the children of Clifford Alexander, who served as a White House aide under Lyndon Johnson and as U.S. Secretary of the Army under Jimmy Carter.

The Alexander connection