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Richard B. Cheney and the rise of the imperial vice presidency

Author: Bruce P Montgomery
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On taking office in 2001, Dick Cheney crowned himself the first imperial vice president in the nation's history, transforming a inconsequential office into a de facto fourth branch of government.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie 1968-2008
Named Person: Richard B Cheney; Richard B Cheney; Richard B Cheney; Richard B Cheney; Richard B Cheney; Richard B Cheney; Richard B Cheney; Richard B Cheney
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce P Montgomery
ISBN: 9780313356209 0313356203
OCLC Number: 246888036
Description: xi, 243 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The vice presidency --
The Nixon-Ford years --
Chief of staff --
Congressional years --
Iran-Contra --
Secretary of defense --
In and out of the wilderness --
Terrorist attacks : transformation of the vice presidency --
Iraq --
Reversals for the house of Cheney --
Iraq : a failed coalition and aftermath.
Responsibility: Bruce P. Montgomery.

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