Looking for the inside scoop on the Obama administration? Author JONATHAN ALTER discusses The Promise: President Obama, Year One at the Atlanta History Center. As a columnist for Newsweek and a correspondent for NBC and MSNBC, Alter has years of experience with White House activities and has known President Obama for nearly 10 years. His new book analyzes the president's first year in office and offers exclusive information from interviews with more than 200 government and non-government officials, including the president's closest advisers and Vice President Joe Biden. Free-$10, reservations required. 8 p.m. 130 W. Paces Ferry Road. 404-814-4150. www.atlantahistorycenter.com.