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The greatest story ever sold : the decline and fall of truth in Bush's America

Author: Frank Rich
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals the spin campaign of the Bush administration that the author contends enabled the support of a war against a non-September 11 enemy, furthered conservative agendas, and consolidated presidential power.
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Named Person: George W Bush; George W Bush
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Rich
ISBN: 9780143112341 0143112341 159420098X 9781594200984
OCLC Number: 166145212
Description: 343 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Making the sale. "Home to the heartland" ; "Dead or alive" ; "I don't think anybody could have predicted ..." ; "You don't introduce new products in August" ; "Mission accomplished" --
pt. 2: Buyer's remorse. "We found the weapons of mass destruction" ; "Slam dunk" ; "Reporting for duty" ; "When we act, we create our own reality" ; "I don't think anybody anticipated ..." --
Epilogue: The greatest story every sold --
Appendix: What the White House knew and when it knew it : time lines of the selling of the war.
Responsibility: Frank Rich.

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Reveals the spin campaign of the Bush administration that the author contends enabled the support of a war against a non-September 11 enemy, furthered conservative agendas, and consolidated presidential power.

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