What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception

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In the bestselling book that provoked a media sensation, former White House press secretary Scott McClellan takes readers behind the scenes of the presidency of George W. Bush. Scott McClellan was one of a few Bush loyalists from Texas who became part of his inner circle of trusted advisers, and remained so during one of the most challenging and contentious periods of recent history. Drawn to Bush by his commitment to compassionate conservatism and strong bipartisan leadership, McClellan served the president for more than seven years, and witnessed day-to-day exactly how the presidency veered off course. In this refreshingly clear-eyed book, written with no agenda other than to record his experiences and insights for the benefit of history, McClellan provides unique perspective on what happened and why it happened the way it did, including the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, Washington's bitter partisanship and two hotly-contested presidential campaigns. He gives readers a candid look into what George W Bush is and what he believes and into the personalities, strengths, and liabilities of his top aides. Finally, McClellan looks to the future, exploring the lessons this presidency offers the American people as they prepare to elect a new leader.
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subject_facetBush, George W. -- (George Walker), -- 1946-
McClellan, Scott, -- 1968-
Presidential press secretaries -- United States -- Biography
United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009
United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009
title_displayWhat Happened Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception
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What happened : inside the Bush White House and Washington's culture of deception [electronic resource] / Scott McClellan
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Politics
Politics and government
Presidential press secretaries