The Power Game: How Washington Works

The Power Game: How Washington Works

by Hedrick Smith

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Overview

Pulitzer Prize winner Hedrick Smith goes inside America's power center in Washington, DC to reveal how the game of governing was played in the 1980s.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345410481
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/29/1996
Pages: 816
Sales rank: 547,903
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.28(h) x 1.44(d)

About the Author

Hedrick Smith is a bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter, and Emmy Award–winning producer. His books The Russians and The Power Game were critically acclaimed bestsellers and are widely used in college courses today. As a reporter at The New York Times, Smith shared a Pulitzer for the Pentagon Papers series and won a Pulitzer for his international reporting from Russia in 1971–1974. Smith’s prime-time specials for PBS have won several awards for examining systemic problems in modern America and offering insightful, prescriptive solutions.

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1. The Presidency and the Power Float: Our Rotating Prime Ministers
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Not only the inside stuff, but the insightful stuff—an original view of the power playing.

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