Book Discussion on The Commanders

Mr. Woodward discussed his book, The Commanders, which investigated the decision making process in the White House from the beginning… read more

Mr. Woodward discussed his book, The Commanders, which investigated the decision making process in the White House from the beginning of the Bush administration to the beginning of the Persian Gulf war. He discussed the research he conducted for the book and the journalistic philosophy he employs in covering the workings of government. Mr. Woodward’s book sparked controversy upon its release by revealing the amount of dissent that existed in the White House from the decision to use force in enforcing the U.N. resolutions concerning Kuwait. Mr. Woodward discussed the Bush administration’s short history, which he said has been based on strong military action with a weak legislative agenda. close

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Book Discussion on The Commanders

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Program ID:
18547-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 23, 1991
Last Aired:
May 11, 2004

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  • Jun 23, 1991 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 23, 1991 | 11:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 24, 1991 | 3:06am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 1991 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • May 11, 2004 | 1:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 11, 2004 | 5:35am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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