Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission

byThomas H. Kean, Lee H. Hamilton

Paperback | April 24, 2007

Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 Commission by Thomas H. Kean
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The untold story of how the 9/11 Commission overcame partisanship and bureaucracy to produce its acclaimed report.From the beginning, the 9/11 Commission found itself facing obstacles — the Bush administration blocked its existence for months, the first co-chairs resigned right away, the budget was limited, and a polarized Washington was suspicious of its every request. Yet despite these long odds, the Commission produced a bestselling report unanimously hailed for its objectivity, along with a set of recommendations that led to the most significant reform of America’s national security agencies in decades. This is a riveting insider’s account of Washington at its worst — and its best.
Thomas H. Kean is a former governor of New Jersey (1982-1990) and from 1990 until last year the president of Drew University. He has served on numerous national committees and commissions and has worked tirelessly for over a quarter-century on behalf of a wide array of environmental and educational organizations. He lives in Bedministe...
Title:Without Precedent: The Inside Story of the 9/11 CommissionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:400 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.84 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 8 X 5.2 X 0.84 inPublished:April 24, 2007Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307276635

ISBN - 13:9780307276636

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