the man who ran washington

The Man Who Ran Washington
Author: Peter Baker
Publisher: Doubleday
Release Date: 2020-09-29
Pages: 720
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From two of America's most revered political journalists comes the definitive biography of legendary White House chief of staff and secretary of state James A. Baker III: the man who ran Washington when Washington ran the world. For a quarter-century, from the end of Watergate to the aftermath of the Cold War, no Republican won the presidency without his help or ran the White House without his advice. James Addison Baker III was the indispensable man for four presidents because he understood better than anyone how to make Washington work at a time when America was shaping events around the world. The Man Who Ran Washington is a page-turning portrait of a power broker who influenced America's destiny for generations. A scion of Texas aristocracy who became George H. W. Bush's best friend on the tennis courts of the Houston Country Club, Baker had never even worked in Washington until a devastating family tragedy struck when he was thirty-nine. Within a few years, he was leading Gerald Ford's campaign and would go on to manage a total of five presidential races and win a sixth for George W. Bush in a Florida recount. He ran Ronald Reagan's White House and became the most consequential secretary of state since Henry Kissinger. He negotiated with Democrats at home and Soviets abroad, rewrote the tax code, assembled the coalition that won the Gulf War, brokered the reunification of Germany and helped bring a decades-long nuclear superpower standoff to an end. Ruthlessly partisan during campaign season, Baker governed as the avatar of pragmatism over purity and deal-making over division, a lost art in today's fractured nation. His story is a case study in the acquisition, exercise, and preservation of power in late twentieth-century America and the story of Washington and the world in the modern era--how it once worked and how it has transformed into an era of gridlock and polarization. This masterly biography by two brilliant observers of the American political scene is destined to become a classic.

Washington Past And Present
Author: Donald R. Kennon
Publisher: United States Capitol
Release Date: 1983
Pages: 143
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Honor To George Washington And Reading About George Washington
Author: Albert Bushnell Hart
Publisher:
Release Date: 1932
Pages: 198
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Blast From Her Past
Author: Rhona Brenner
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Release Date: 2005-06-07
Pages: 264
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Blast From Her Past is the first adventure about Rita Pullman, a homemaker and community activist, who finds herself embroiled in intrigue and deception starting at the White House and ending in a suburb of Los Angeles. When Rita gets an opportunity to meet the President and First Lady, she believes that the excitement will end at that meeting. Sending a fan letter to the First Lady, with whom she attended a large high school, rocks Rita’s world with mystery and murder. She is thrown into the world of high level politics and pharmaceutical scandal, which puts Rita and her family in more danger than she ever imagined.

Reporting From Washington
Author: Donald A. Ritchie
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2005-03-15
Pages: 432
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Donald Ritchie offers a vibrant chronicle of news coverage in our nation's capital, from the early days of radio and print reporting and the heyday of the wire services to the brave new world of the Internet. Beginning with 1932, when a newly elected FDR energized the sleepy capital, Ritchie highlights the dramatic changes in journalism that have occurred in the last seven decades. We meet legendary columnists--including Walter Lippmann, Joseph Alsop, and Drew Pearson --as well as the great investigative reporters, from Paul Y. Anderson to the two green Washington Post reporters who launched the political story of the decade--Woodward and Bernstein. We read of the rise of radio news--fought tooth and nail by the print barons--and of such pioneers as Edward R. Murrow, H. V. Kaltenborn, and Elmer Davis. Ritchie also offers a vivid history of TV news, from the early days of Meet the Press, to Huntley and Brinkley and Walter Cronkite, to the cable revolution led by C-SPAN and CNN. In addition, he compares political news on the Internet to the alternative press of the '60s and '70s; describes how black reporters slowly broke into the white press corps (helped mightily by FDR's White House); discusses path-breaking woman reporters such as Sarah McClendon and Helen Thomas, and much more. From Walter Winchell to Matt Drudge, the people who cover Washington politics are among the most colorful and influential in American news. Reporting from Washington offers an unforgettable portrait of these figures as well as of the dramatic changes in American journalism in the twentieth century.

GEORGE WASHINGTON Ultimate Collection
Author: George Washington
Publisher: e-artnow
Release Date: 2018-06-05
Pages: 1428
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Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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George Washington is an American hero whose fame is not wholly accounted for by the record of his life. Like Lincoln he was infinitely greater than anything he did. A military genius, he wrested liberty from tyranny; a statesman, he helped evolve a stable government from political chaos; a patriot, he refused a crown. Wisdom, patience, tolerance, courage, consecration to the righteous cause animated his every act. Contents: Life of George Washington by Washington Irving George Washington by Woodrow Wilson Journal of My Journey Over the Mountains The Journal of Major George Washington: Sent by the Hon. Robert Dinwiddie to the Commandant of the French Forces in Ohio George Washington's Rules of Civility George Washington in Revolutionary War George Washington's Remarks About the French and Indian War Inaugural Addresses State of the Union Addresses Messages to Congress Washington's Masonic Correspondence Letters of George Washington Farewell Address Last Will and Testament

Honor To George Washington
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Release Date: 1931
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If My Washington Mama Ran The World
Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Carole Marsh Books
Release Date: 1990-09-01
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Washington Past And Present
Author: Donald R. Kennon
Publisher: Capitol Historical Society
Release Date: 1993-06
Pages: 143
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Washington  D  C  Bandits  Bushwackers  Outlaws  Crooks  Devils  Ghosts  Desperadoes And Other Assorted And Sundry Characters
Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher: Carole Marsh Books
Release Date: 1994
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