Angler

The Cheney Vice Presidency
Product Number: EB00385435
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781440629822
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Description

The inspiration for the upcoming film, Vice starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Steve Carrell. The landmark expose of the most powerful and secretive vice president in American history Barton Gellman shared the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for a keen-edged reckoning with Dick Cheney's domestic agenda in The Washington Post. In Angler, Gellman goes far beyond that series to take on the full scope of Cheney's work and its consequences, including his hidden role in the Bush administration's most fateful choices in war: shifting focus from al Qaeda to Iraq, unleashing the National Security Agency to spy at home, and promoting cruel and inhumane methods of interrogation. Packed with fresh insights and untold stories, Gellman parts the curtains of secrecy to show how the vice president operated and what he wrought.

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Author(s): Barton Gellman
Original Publish Date: Sep 16, 2008

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Author(s): Barton Gellman
Narrator(s): Brian Keith Lewis
Product Number Z100090386
Released: Feb 28, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781101929582

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