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Controversies of the George W. Bush presidency: pro and con documents

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2007.
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Lind and Tamas (both politics and government, Illinois State U.) provide readings on President George W. Bush's economic, domestic, and foreign policies, and terrorism and military actions from 2000-2006. Readings were chosen to represent the most central and controversial issues in his administration and focus on events that influenced citizen judgment of the president's actions, such as Enron, Social Security reform, stem cell research, the Patriot Act, Hurricane Katrina, 9/11, and the war in Iraq. For each issue, a pro and con speech is included--one by Bush and the other by an opponent of the policy, usually Democratic senators or congressmen. Presidential documents and answers to journalists' questions are also provided, as well as a framework for analysis of his remaining years as president. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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table_of_contents Domestic policy. Introduction -- Faith-based and community initiatives (January 2001) -- Stem cell research (August 2001) -- Department of Homeland Security (September 2001) -- USA PATRIOT Act 2001 (October 2001) -- No Child Left Behind (January 2002) -- Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site (February 2002) -- Shuttle Columbia (February 2003) -- Hurricane Katrina (September 2005) -- Wiretaps/domestic spying (December 2005) -- Domestic policy Web sites -- Domestic policy reference articles and books --, Economic policy. Introduction -- Tax Relief Act of 2001 (May 2001) -- Enron (January 2002) -- Andean Trade Preference Act (April 2002) -- Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act (May 2003) -- Steel tariffs (November 2003) -- Social security reform (January 2005) -- Oil drilling in the Alaskan Wildlife Reserve (June 2005) -- Economic policy Web sites -- Economic policy reference articles and books --, Foreign policy. Introduction -- Navy surveillance plane in China (April 2001) -- Kyoto climate protocol (June 2001) -- Afghan Women and Children Relief Act of 2001 (December 2001) -- Roadmap to peace in the Middle East (March 2002) -- Nuclear arms reduction with Russia (May 2002) -- Withdrawal from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty (June 2002) -- Zimbabwe sanctions (March 2003) -- Avian flu (November 2005) -- Foreign policy Web sites -- Foreign policy reference articles and books --, Terrorism and military actions. Introduction -- September 11th and Osama bin Laden (September 2001) -- Attack on Afghanistan (October 2001) -- Anthrax (November 2001) -- Axis of evil (January 2002) -- Terror alert system (March 2002) -- Authorization of the use of force against Iraq (October 2002) -- National missile defense (December 2002) -- Attack on Iraq (March 2003) -- War is over in Iraq (May 2003) -- Iraq/Niger connection (July 2003) -- Abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib Prison (May 2004) -- Defense of Donald Rumsfeld (April 2006) -- Terrorism and Military actions Web sites -- Terrorism and military actions reference articles and books.
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title Controversies of the George W. Bush presidency pro and con documents
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title_short Controversies of the George W. Bush presidency
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