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Author Alterman, Eric.

Title When presidents lie : a history of official deception and its consequences / Eric Alterman.

Imprint New York : Viking, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Rosen  327.7300904 Al79w 2004    ---  Lib Use Only
Description ix, 447 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-432) and index.
Contents On lies, personal and presidential -- Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, and the Yalta conference -- John F. Kennedy and the Cuban missile crisis -- Lyndon B. Johnson and the Gulf of Tonkin incidents -- Ronald W. Reagan, Central America, and the Iran-Contra scandal -- George W. Bush and the post-truth presidency.
Summary This is a "historical examination of four specific post-World War II presidential lies whose consequences were greater than could ever have been predicted"--from publisher description.
Subject Political ethics -- United States.
Presidents -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations.
ISBN 0670032093 (alk. paper)
9780670032099 (alk. paper)
096568329X (pbk.)
9780965683296 (pbk.)
Standard No. NLGGC 265097894
NZ1 8547850
AU@ 000025842090
IG# 9780670032099

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