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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. McClellan belonged to Bush's select inner circle of trusted advisors during one of the most challenging and contentious periods of recent history. Over a period of more than seven years, he witnessed day-to-day exactly how the presidency veered off course: not only by its decision to topple Saddam Hussein but by an embrace of confrontational politics in the face of an increasingly partisan Washington and hostile media. In this refreshingly clear-eyed book, McClellan provides unique perspective on what happened and why it happened the way it did, including the Iraq war, Hurricane Katrina, and two hotly contested presidential campaigns. He gives readers a candid look into who George W. Bush is and what he believes and explores the lessons this presidency offers the American people as we look to the future.
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subject_facet Bush, George W. -- (George Walker), -- 1946-, McClellan, Scott, -- 1968-, Presidential press secretaries -- United States -- Biography, United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-, United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-2009, United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-, United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009
title_display What happened : inside the Bush White House and Washington's culture of deception
title_full What Happened Inside the Bush White House and Washington's Culture of Deception, What happened : inside the Bush White House and Washington's culture of deception / Scott McClellan, What happened : inside the Bush White House and Washington's culture of deception [electronic resource] / Scott McClellan, What happened [sound recording] : inside the Bush White House and Washington's culture of deception / by Scott McClellan
title_short What happened :
title_sub inside the Bush White House and Washington's culture of deception
topic_facet Bush, George W, Foreign relations, McClellan, Scott, Nonfiction, Politics, Politics and government, Presidential press secretaries