Book Discussion on Rise of the Vulcans: Bush's War Cabinet

Mr. Mann talked about his book, Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush’s War Cabinet, published by Viking Press. The… read more

Mr. Mann talked about his book, Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush’s War Cabinet, published by Viking Press. The author examined the president’s selection of the military, diplomatic, and national security components of his cabinet. During the 2000 campaign, then Governor Bush, facing criticism regarding his lack of foreign policy experience, asserted that he would create a core team of foreign policy veterans, many of whom had served in previous administrations. Mr. Mann described the work, philosophies, and rise of National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, Secretary of State Colin Powell, Vice President Richard Cheney, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz. After his presentation Mr. Mann answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on Rise of the Vulcans: Bush's War Cabinet

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Program ID:
181247-1
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Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 4, 2004
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2010

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  • Apr 04, 2004 | 12:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 10, 2004 | 8:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 2010 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2010 | 2:52am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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