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Agenda: Inside the Clinton White House (Reissue)

Bob Woodward

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Editore: Simon & Schuster
Anno: 2004
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 448 p.
Testo in English
  • EAN: 9780743274074
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Working behind the scenes for the eighteen months following Bill Clinton's election, conducting hundreds of interviews with administration insiders and other key officials, and gaining access to confidential internal memos, diaries, and meeting notes, Bob Woodward has discovered how the Clinton White House really works. Clinton's pledge for a new economic deal was the cornerstone of his 1992 campaign, and fulfilling it has been his central ambition and enterprise as president. By focusing on Clinton's efforts to pass a comprehensive economic recovery plan, Woodward takes us not only to the highest level meetings, the hard-fought debates, and the most difficult decisions but also to the very heart of this presidency - and of this man. With its day-by-day, often minute-by-minute account, it is one of the most intimate portraits of a sitting president ever published. President Clinton is shown as he debates, scolds, pleads, celebrates, and rages in anger and frustration. What emerges also is a group portrait of Clinton's innermost circle of advisers in action - including his wife, Hillary; Vice President Al Gore; Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen and the economic team; George Stephanopoulos and David Gergen and the White House staff; James Carville, Paul Begala, and the other outside political strategists; Congressional leaders; and Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. Using his proven research method - returning time and again to key sources and relying on the paper trail of internal documentation - Woodward has assembled an extensive archive of the early Clinton presidency. This microscopic examination of the Clintons and this administration, working under pressure on the nation'smost important task, reveals the deep and still unsettled conflicts among President Clinton's advisers and within himself. The questions about the federal deficit, health care, welfare reform, taxes, jobs, government spending, interest rates, the roles and responsibilities of the mi
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    Bob Woodward, giornalista ed editor americano, nel 1973 ha vinto il premio Pulitzer insieme a Carl Bernstein per l'inchiesta sullo scandalo Watergate, pubblicata sulle pagine del "Washington Post" e poi divenuta un libro e un film di grande successo (Tutti gli uomini del presidente, 1976, regia di Alan J. Pakula, con Robert Redford e Dustin Hoffman). Ha in seguito continuato a lavorare per il "Post" e nel 2002 si è aggiudicato un altro premio Pulitzer per la copertura mediatica garantita a seguito all'attacco alle Torri Gemelle. Ha inoltre pubblicato diversi titoli di attualità, occupandosi di politica e società americana. Tra i più recenti ricordiamo Obama's Wars (2010), The Price of Politics (2012) e Fear: Trump in the White House (2018), edito in Italia da Solferino. Approfondisci
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