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All the presidents' spokesmen : spinning the news, White House press secretaries from Franklin D. Roosevelt to George W. Bush

Author: Woody Klein
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the story of the evolution of relationship between presidential press secretaries and reporters who covered White House news during the terms of presidents from Franklin D Roosevelt to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
History
Biography Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Klein, Woody, 1929-
All the presidents' spokesmen.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
(OCoLC)608571062
Online version:
Klein, Woody, 1929-
All the presidents' spokesmen.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
(OCoLC)608582718
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Woody Klein
ISBN: 9780275990985 0275990982
OCLC Number: 179829714
Description: xxiii, 249 p., [14] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 'A date which will live in infamy' : 1941 (FDR) --
'The death of a president' : 1945 (FDR) --
The end of World War II : 1945 (Harry S. Truman) --
The Korean War : 1950-1953 (Truman) --
The Vietnam War : 1964-1975 (Lyndon Johnson/Richard Nixon) --
"Mission accomplished" : 2003-2007 (George W. Bush) --
The hunt for WMDs : 2003-2005 (George W. Bush) --
The birth of the U.N. : 1945 (Harry S. Truman) --
Recognition of the State of Israel : 1948 (Harry S. Truman) --
The Bay of Pigs : 1961 (John F. Kennedy) --
The Cuban missile crisis : 1962 (John F. Kennedy) --
The Iran hostage crisis : 1979-1980 (Jimmy Carter/Ronald Reagan) --
'Star Wars' : 1981 (Ronald Reagan) --
The Watergate affair : 1972-1974 (Richard M. Nixon) --
Pardoning Nixon : 1974 (Gerald R. Ford) --
The Iran-Contra Affair-1986-1989 (Ronald Reagan) --
Monicagate : 1998-1999 (Bill Clinton) --
School integration in Little Rock, Ark. : 1957 (Dwight D. Eisenhower) --
Kent State student protesters killed, 1970 (Richard M. Nixon) --
Air traffic controller's strike -1981 (Ronald Reagan) --
L.A. riots in Watts : 1992 (George H.W. Bush) --
September 11, 2001 (George W. Bush) --
Hurricane Katrina : 2005 (George W. Bush) --
The Clarence Thomas controversy : 1991 (George H.W. Bush) --
The "No Child Left Behind Act" : 2001 (George W. Bush) --
Faith-based community initiative : 2002 (George W. Bush) --
Evolution vs. "intelligent design" --
The energy "malaise" speech : 1979 (Jimmy Carter) --
"Reduce our dependence on foreign oil" : 2006 (George W. Bush) --
Action on global warming : 2007 (George W. Bush).
Responsibility: Woody Klein ; forewords by Marlin Fitzwater and Dee Dee Myers.
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