跳至内容
Days of fire : Bush and Cheney in the White House 線上預覽
關閉線上預覽
正在查...

Days of fire : Bush and Cheney in the White House

作者: Peter Baker
出版商: New York: Doubleday, [2013]
版本/格式:   圖書 : 傳記 : 英語 : First edition所有版本和格式的總覽
資料庫:WorldCat
提要:
"From the senior White House correspondent for The New York Times comes the definitive history of the Bush and Cheney White House--a tour de force narrative of those dramatic and controversial eight years. Taking readers into the offices of the West Wing and the cabins of Air Force One, Peter Baker tells the gripping inside story of the Bush and Cheney era. Theirs was the most fascinating American partnership since
評定級別:

(尚未評分) 0 附有評論 - 成爲第一個。

主題
更多類似這樣的

 

在圖書館查詢

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; 正在查詢有此資料的圖書館...

詳細書目

提及的人: George W Bush; Richard B Cheney; George W Bush; Richard B Cheney
資料類型: 傳記
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: Peter Baker
ISBN: 9780385525183 0385525184 9780385525190 0385525192
OCLC系統控制編碼: 846912059
描述: xii, 800 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of color plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
内容: "Breaking china" --
pt. 1. "One of you could be president" --
"To be where the action is" --
"The fire horse and the bell" --
"We wrapped Bill Clinton around his neck" --
"I'm going to call Dick" --
"Iron filings moving across a tabletop" --
pt. 2. "Somebody's going to pay" --
"Whatever it takes" --
"The first battle of the war" --
"We're going to lose our prey" --
"Afghanistan was too easy" --
"A brutal, ugly, repugnant man" --
"You could hear the hinge of history turn" --
pt. 3. "Maybe we'll get lucky" --
"Mr. President, I think we've got a problem" --
"Welcome to free Iraq" --
"We were almost all wrong" --
"When are we going to fire somebody?" --
"The election that will never end" --
"Not a speech Dick Cheney would give" --
pt. 4. "Who do they think they are? I was reelected too" --
"Whacked upside the head" --
"This is the end of the presidency" --
"You could have heard a pin drop" --
"Please do not let anything happen today" --
"I'm not sure how to take good news anymore" --
"Make damn sure we do not fail" --
"Don't let this be your legacy" --
pt. 5. "The elephants finally threw up on the table" --
"Everybody knew this was the last bullet in the chamber" --
"I'm going to fire all your asses" --
"Revolt of the radical pragmatists" --
"Don't screw with the president of the United States --
"What is this, a cruel hoax?" --
"Our people are going to hate us for this" --
"I didn't want to be the president during a depression" --
"Such a sense of betrayal" --
"There is no middle ground."
責任: Peter Baker.
更多資訊:

摘要:

"From the senior White House correspondent for The New York Times comes the definitive history of the Bush and Cheney White House--a tour de force narrative of those dramatic and controversial eight years. Taking readers into the offices of the West Wing and the cabins of Air Force One, Peter Baker tells the gripping inside story of the Bush and Cheney era. Theirs was the most fascinating American partnership since Nixon and Kissinger, an untested president and his seasoned vice president confronted by one crisis after another as they struggled to protect the country, remake the world, and define their own relationship along the way. Packed with revealing anecdotes and told with in-the-room immediacy, Days of Fire narrates two profoundly significant and conflicted terms marked by 9/11, Iraq, Katrina, jihad, nuclear proliferation, genocide, and economic collapse. George W. Bush was one of the most polarizing presidents of our time, jettisoning decades of foreign policy pragmatism to redefine America's mission as a crusade to bring freedom to the world. Yet his early dream of transforming Republicans into the party of "compassionate conservatism" and building an "ownership society" were dashed by two consuming wars and a devastating financial crash. At his side was Dick Cheney, the trusted adviser who became the most influential vice president in history only to watch as Bush drifted away, leaving the two at odds over a wide array of fundamental issues. Baker's interviews with more than two hundred players--White House aides, cabinet secretaries, generals, senators and congressmen, relatives and friends of both men--help reveal the truth of their complicated and shifting relationship. Days of Fire is the first book to capture in a truly defining way all eight years of the most consequential presidency in a generation. It is an essential history and thrilling reading"--

"From the senior White House correspondent for The New York Times comes the definitive history of the Bush and Cheney White House. Taking readers into the offices of the West Wing and the cabins of Air Force One, Peter Baker tells the gripping inside story of the Bush and Cheney era. Theirs was the most fascinating American partnership since Nixon and Kissinger, an untested president and his seasoned vice president confronted by one crisis after another as they struggled to protect the country, remake the world, and define their own relationship along the way. Packed with revealing anecdotes and told with in-the-room immediacy, Days of Fire narrates two profoundly significant and conflicted terms marked by 9/11, Iraq, Katrina, jihad, nuclear proliferation, genocide, and economic collapse. George W. Bush was one of the most polarizing presidents of our time, jettisoning decades of foreign policy pragmatism to redefine America's mission as a crusade to bring freedom to the world. Yet his early dream of transforming Republicans into the party of "compassionate conservatism" and building an "ownership society" were dashed by two consuming wars and a devastating financial crash. At his side was Dick Cheney, the trusted adviser who became the most influential vice president in history only to watch as Bush drifted away, leaving the two at odds over a wide array of fundamental issues. Baker's interviews with more than two hundred players--White House aides, cabinet secretaries, generals, senators and congressmen, relatives and friends of both men--help reveal the truth of their complicated and shifting relationship. Days of Fire is the first book to capture in a truly defining way all eight years of the most consequential presidency in a generation"--

評論

讀者提供的評論
正在擷取GoodReads評論...
正在擷取DOGObooks的評論

標籤

成爲第一個
確認申請

你可能已經申請過這份資料。若還是想申請,請選確認。

連結資料


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/846912059>
library:oclcnum"846912059"
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/846912059>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"First edition."
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description""Breaking china" -- pt. 1. "One of you could be president" -- "To be where the action is" -- "The fire horse and the bell" -- "We wrapped Bill Clinton around his neck" -- "I'm going to call Dick" -- "Iron filings moving across a tabletop" -- pt. 2. "Somebody's going to pay" -- "Whatever it takes" -- "The first battle of the war" -- "We're going to lose our prey" -- "Afghanistan was too easy" -- "A brutal, ugly, repugnant man" -- "You could hear the hinge of history turn" -- pt. 3. "Maybe we'll get lucky" -- "Mr. President, I think we've got a problem" -- "Welcome to free Iraq" -- "We were almost all wrong" -- "When are we going to fire somebody?" -- "The election that will never end" -- "Not a speech Dick Cheney would give" -- pt. 4. "Who do they think they are? I was reelected too" -- "Whacked upside the head" -- "This is the end of the presidency" -- "You could have heard a pin drop" -- "Please do not let anything happen today" -- "I'm not sure how to take good news anymore" -- "Make damn sure we do not fail" -- "Don't let this be your legacy" -- pt. 5. "The elephants finally threw up on the table" -- "Everybody knew this was the last bullet in the chamber" -- "I'm going to fire all your asses" -- "Revolt of the radical pragmatists" -- "Don't screw with the president of the United States -- "What is this, a cruel hoax?" -- "Our people are going to hate us for this" -- "I didn't want to be the president during a depression" -- "Such a sense of betrayal" -- "There is no middle ground.""@en
schema:description""From the senior White House correspondent for The New York Times comes the definitive history of the Bush and Cheney White House--a tour de force narrative of those dramatic and controversial eight years. Taking readers into the offices of the West Wing and the cabins of Air Force One, Peter Baker tells the gripping inside story of the Bush and Cheney era. Theirs was the most fascinating American partnership since Nixon and Kissinger, an untested president and his seasoned vice president confronted by one crisis after another as they struggled to protect the country, remake the world, and define their own relationship along the way. Packed with revealing anecdotes and told with in-the-room immediacy, Days of Fire narrates two profoundly significant and conflicted terms marked by 9/11, Iraq, Katrina, jihad, nuclear proliferation, genocide, and economic collapse. George W. Bush was one of the most polarizing presidents of our time, jettisoning decades of foreign policy pragmatism to redefine America's mission as a crusade to bring freedom to the world. Yet his early dream of transforming Republicans into the party of "compassionate conservatism" and building an "ownership society" were dashed by two consuming wars and a devastating financial crash. At his side was Dick Cheney, the trusted adviser who became the most influential vice president in history only to watch as Bush drifted away, leaving the two at odds over a wide array of fundamental issues. Baker's interviews with more than two hundred players--White House aides, cabinet secretaries, generals, senators and congressmen, relatives and friends of both men--help reveal the truth of their complicated and shifting relationship. Days of Fire is the first book to capture in a truly defining way all eight years of the most consequential presidency in a generation. It is an essential history and thrilling reading"--"@en
schema:description""From the senior White House correspondent for The New York Times comes the definitive history of the Bush and Cheney White House. Taking readers into the offices of the West Wing and the cabins of Air Force One, Peter Baker tells the gripping inside story of the Bush and Cheney era. Theirs was the most fascinating American partnership since Nixon and Kissinger, an untested president and his seasoned vice president confronted by one crisis after another as they struggled to protect the country, remake the world, and define their own relationship along the way. Packed with revealing anecdotes and told with in-the-room immediacy, Days of Fire narrates two profoundly significant and conflicted terms marked by 9/11, Iraq, Katrina, jihad, nuclear proliferation, genocide, and economic collapse. George W. Bush was one of the most polarizing presidents of our time, jettisoning decades of foreign policy pragmatism to redefine America's mission as a crusade to bring freedom to the world. Yet his early dream of transforming Republicans into the party of "compassionate conservatism" and building an "ownership society" were dashed by two consuming wars and a devastating financial crash. At his side was Dick Cheney, the trusted adviser who became the most influential vice president in history only to watch as Bush drifted away, leaving the two at odds over a wide array of fundamental issues. Baker's interviews with more than two hundred players--White House aides, cabinet secretaries, generals, senators and congressmen, relatives and friends of both men--help reveal the truth of their complicated and shifting relationship. Days of Fire is the first book to capture in a truly defining way all eight years of the most consequential presidency in a generation"--"@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1417210932>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Days of fire : Bush and Cheney in the White House"@en
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

關閉視窗

請登入WorldCat 

没有帳號嗎?你可很容易的 建立免費的帳號.