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

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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 (
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title_display Controversies of the George W. Bush presidency pro and con documents
title_full Controversies of the George W. Bush presidency [electronic resource] : pro and con documents / Nancy S. Lind and Bernard Ivan Tamas
title_short Controversies of the George W. Bush presidency
title_sub pro and con documents