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In an authoritative, unsettling narrative of the modern, beleaguered presidency, Bob Woodward takes readers deep into the administrations of Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton to describe how each president discovered that the office had been forever altered by the effects of the Watergate scandal. of photos.
Twenty-five years after Richard Nixon's resignation, investigative journalist Bob Woodward examines the legacy of Watergate. Based on hundreds of interviews - both on and off the record - and three years of research of government archives, Woodward's latest book explains in detail
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Produktbeschreibung
In an authoritative, unsettling narrative of the modern, beleaguered presidency, Bob Woodward takes readers deep into the administrations of Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush, and Clinton to describe how each president discovered that the office had been forever altered by the effects of the Watergate scandal. of photos.
Twenty-five years after Richard Nixon's resignation, investigative journalist Bob Woodward examines the legacy of Watergate. Based on hundreds of interviews - both on and off the record - and three years of research of government archives, Woodward's latest book explains in detail how the premier scandal of US history has indelibly altered the shape of American politics and culture - and has limited the power to act of the presidency itself. Bob Woodward's mix of historical perspective and journalistic sleuthing provides a unique perspective on the repercussions of Watergate and proves that it was far more than a passing, embarrassing crisis in American politics: it heralded the beginning of a new period of troubled presidencies. From Ford through to Clinton, presidents have battled public scepticism, a challenging Congress, adversarial press and even special prosecutors in their term in office. Now, a quarter of a century after the scandal emerged, the man who helped expose Watergate shows us the stunning impact of its heritage.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Import; Touchstone
  • 2000.
  • Seitenzahl: 608
  • Erscheinungstermin: Juni 2000
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 216mm x 140mm x 38mm
  • Gewicht: 598g
  • ISBN-13: 9780684852638
  • ISBN-10: 0684852632
  • Artikelnr.: 09150034
Inhaltsangabe
CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

PART ONE

Gerald Ford: 1974-77

PART TWO

Jimmy Carter: 1977-81

PART THREE

Ronald Reagan: 1981-89

PART FOUR

George Bush: 1989-93

PART FIVE

Bill Clinton: 1993 -

EPILOGUE

NOTES

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INDEX

PHOTO CREDITS
Rezensionen
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