"The Price of Politics" provides an intimate glimpse into the state of the American economy and political system.
How did our economy get where it is today? What have President Obama and our leaders in Congress done to make changes? This is an audiobook for those who long to understand how politics has played a key role in our economy over the past three and a half years.
The Price of Politics takes you inside the minds of our nation's leaders as they strive to enter our country into a state of recovery following a time that threatened to become worse than the Great Depression. This eighteen-month study sheds an incredible light on our economic status as a nation. Woodward uses actual memos, notes and information derived from the interviews of key players to provide you with accurate and detailed information into this important time of our country's history. If you're looking for an in-depth study of America's economy, including how we arrived where we are today, you'll enjoy every moment of Woodward's account. The Price of Politics gives you an accurate report of what changes have been made to propel our country toward being more economically sound. Woodward does an excellent job of informing the reader, even through a day-by-day, and even hour-by-hour analysis of the events that continue to dictate the future of the United States.
Bob Woodward is one of the most prominent investigative reporters our country has ever seen, In 1972, while he was a reporter for The Washington Post, he played an important role when he teamed up with Carl Bernstein and reported on the Watergate Scandal. His news reports, which, along with the reports of others, led to numerous investigative reports the eventually resulted in the resignation of Richard Nixon. All sixteen of the books Woodward has authored or co-authored have become bestsellers.
Based on eighteen months of reporting, Woodward’s seventeenth book, The Price of Politics, is an intimate, documented examination of how President Obama, along with the highest profile Republican and Democratic leaders in the United States Congress, attempted to restore the American economy and improve the federal government’s fiscal condition over three and a half years. Drawn from memos, contemporaneous meeting notes, emails, and in-depth interviews with the central players, The Price of Politics addresses the key issue of the presidential and congressional campaigns: the condition of the American economy and how and why we got there. Providing verbatim, day-by-day, even hour-by-hour accounts, the book shows what really happened, what drove the debates, negotiations, and struggles that define, and will continue to define, the American future.
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