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
People in this video
- Brian Lamb Host C-SPAN
Bob Woodward Assistant Managing Editor Washington Post
Your purchase helps support C-SPAN
Click here to learn how
C-SPAN.org offers links to books featured on the C-SPAN networks to make it simpler for viewers to purchase them. C-SPAN has agreements with retailers that share a small percentage of your purchase price with our network. For example, as an Amazon Associate, C-SPAN earns money from your qualifying purchases. However, C-SPAN only receives this revenue if your book purchase is made using the links on this page.
Any revenue realized from this program goes into a general account to help fund C-SPAN operations.
Please note that questions regarding fulfillment, customer service, privacy policies, or issues relating to your book orders should be directed to the Webmaster or administrator of the specific bookseller's site and are their sole responsibility.
Cease-Fire in Persian Gulf War
With the remarks, “Kuwait is liberated. Iraq’s army has been defeated,” President Bush began his announcement to the…
Persian Gulf War: Open Phones
Pool footage of coalition forces entering Kuwait was shown while phone callers responded to the President’s…
President Bush repeated his claim that the Persian Gulf war is moral, just, and “the right thing to do.” He also said the air…
Persian Gulf War
President Bush, speaking before the National Religious Broadcasters on the hostilities in the Persian Gulf, said the United…