The Power Game: How Washington Works

Hedrick Smith

ISBN 10: 000215661X / ISBN 13: 9780002156615
Verlag: Collins, 1988
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Please note that at 1.4Kg. this book will require additional postage outside of the UK. | 9½" x 6¼". 793pp. Index. Bibliography. | First Edition (First Printing).Approaching Washington almost as if it were a foreign country, Smith shows how a revolutionary explosion of power in the mid-1970s has turned Washington inside out. There is a new breed of winner - with new political styles and new sets of rules. Full of fascinating anecdotes, surprising portraits and penetrating analysis, The Power Game puts you on the edge of the action as modern history unfolds. You understand the power manoeuvres, as the key players advance, retreat and change tactics. For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, notably and heavier at the head of the spine. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 144488

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Titel: The Power Game: How Washington Works

Verlag: Collins

Erscheinungsdatum: 1988

Einband: Hardback in Dust Wrapper.

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Dust Jacket Included

Auflage: 1st Edition

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A Pulitzer Prize winner takes listeners inside America's power center to reveal how the game of governing was played in Washington in the 1980s. 11 cassettes.

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"May be the most sweeping and in many ways the most impressive portrait of the culture of the Federal Government to appear in a single work in many decdes....Konwledeable and informative."

THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

Power is the name of the game. But until now, no one outside "the beltway" knew just who was wielding how much--and for what ends. Pulitzer Prize-winning, ex-Washington bureau chief of THE NEW YORK TIMES, Hedrick Smith, tells the whole story. From PACs to influence-peddling from the Pentagon to the WASHINGTON POST, THE POWER GAME reveals Congressional staffers more powerful than their bosses, media advisors more powerful than the media, and money that not only talks but threatens. It's all there, and it's all in here.

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