Protect and Defend by Jack Valenti

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Burdened with a bleak economy and an unpopular foreign policy, U.S. President Donald Kells finds his greatest threat in his own vice president, an ambitious Texan who has struck a deal with the intelligence community. National ad/promo. Tour.
 

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JACK VALENTI served as a special assistant to President Lyndon Johnson and was in charge of all his speeches from 1963 to 1966. Valenti resigned his post to become president of the Motion Picture Association of America, a position he still holds. He is a sought-after public speaker and lecturer throughout the world and has written numerous articles for publications such as "Newsweek, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post", and "Atlantic Monthly". He lives in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles.
 
Published September 1, 1992 by Doubleday. 299 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Meanwhile, new trouble for the reelection campaign: Somebody's leaked word of Presidential counsel Willacy Hughes's forthcoming secret diplomatic mission to China--a game effort to stand against the newly toughened Russian confederation by supporting the leaders of a recent Chinese coup--and the ...

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Special assistant to President Lyndon Johnson in the 1960s, Valenti (Speak Up with Confidence) here spins a political thriller that features an intriguing twist on domestic affairs, but is dated on the international front.

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D Originally posted Nov 06, 1992 Published in issue #143 Nov 06, 1992 Order article reprints

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