The Man Who Would be President by Bob Woodward
Dan Quayle

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Revealing the man behind the bad press, two premier journalists uncover the real Dan Quayle--an ambitious, crafty politician who possesses much more savvy than his many detractors are willing to admit. 50,000 first printing. National ad/promo.

About Bob Woodward

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David S. Broder, the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and columnist, writes twice weekly for the Washington Post and is syndicated in more than 300 newspapers. He is a regular on NBC's Meet the Press, CNN's Inside Politics, and PBS's Washington Week in Review. He is the author or co-author of six previous books, including the bestseller Changing of the Guard. He lives in Arlington, Virginia. Bob Woodward is an associate editor at "The Washington Post", where he has worked for thirty-nine years. He has shared in two Pulitzer Prizes, first for "The""Washington Post?"s coverage of the Watergate scandal, and later for coverage of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He has authored or coauthored twelve #1 national nonfiction bestsellers. He is the author of "Obama's Wars", " The War Within", " Bush at War", " Plan of Attack", and "State of Denial", among others.
Published May 1, 1992 by Simon & Schuster. 208 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Political & Social Sciences, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Woodward recounts his cultivation of the avuncular Felt as mentor and source during his days as a cub reporter, the cloak-and-dagger parking garage meetings where Felt leaked conclusions from the FBI's Watergate investigation, Felt's ambivalence about his actions and the chilling of their post-Wa...

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Danforth Quayle as a lightweight with a short attention span, a confused sense of history and lacking in ``the vision thing.'' In a reprint of a controversial seven-part series that appeared in the Washington Post , journalists Woodward and Broder describe Quayle's 1976 entry into politics, his c...

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If the Veep comes off better in these pages than you'd expect, it's because from his surprise selection by George Bush in 1988 to the tongue-in-cheek thank-you he received from the departing Johnny Carson, Quayle has had nowhere to go but up.

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