Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency

August 25, 2009|
Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency by Barton Gellman
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The landmark exposé 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.

An inspiration for the film Vice, starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Steve Carrell.
AngerChapter One. A Very Short ListChapter Two. A Different UnderstandingChapter Three. Pivot PointsChapter Four. Energy in the ExecutiveChapter Five. Very Hard and Very QuickChapter Six. Enemies, Foreign and DomesticChapter Seven. Dark SideChapter Eight. Matching the ScienceChapter Nine. Demonstration EffectChapter Ten. Supply SideCha...
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Title:Angler: The Cheney Vice PresidencyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 8.3 X 5.6 X 1 inShipping dimensions:512 pages, 8.3 X 5.6 X 1 inPublished:August 25, 2009Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0143116169

ISBN - 13:9780143116165

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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