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The Bush-Cheney administration's assault on open government

Author: Bruce P Montgomery
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008.
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An eminent archivist dissects the campaign spearheaded by Cheney and Gonzales to gut the nation's open government laws, neuter congressional oversight, and shroud the executive branch in secrecy.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Montgomery, Bruce P., 1955-
Bush-Cheney administration's assault on open government.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2008
(DLC) 2007043616
(OCoLC)177023710
Named Person: George W Bush; Richard B Cheney; George W Bush; Richard B Cheney; George Walker Bush; Richard B Cheney
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce P Montgomery
ISBN: 9780275999056 027599905X
OCLC Number: 214952459
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 213 p.)
Contents: The Freedom of Information Act in retreat --
Overturning the Presidential Records Act --
Challenging the GAO's statutory powers --
Defeating the Federal Advisory Committee Act --
Subverting the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
Responsibility: Bruce P. Montgomery.

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Demonstrates how the fundamental principle of democratic government has come under assault by an administration that has sought to restore the imperial presidency of the early Nixon years. This book  Read more...

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