Angler|Barton Gellman
Angler : The Cheney Vice Presidency
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The inspiration for the upcoming film, Vice starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Steve Carrell.

The landmark expos of the most powerful and secretive vice president in American history

Barton Gellman shared the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for a keen-edged reckoning with Dick Cheney's domestic agenda in The Washington Post. In Angler, Gellman goes far beyond that series to take on the full scope of Cheney's work and its consequences, including his hidden role in the Bush administration's most fateful choices in war: shifting focus from al Qaeda to Iraq, unleashing the National Security Agency to spy at home, and promoting cruel and inhumane methods of interrogation. Packed with fresh insights and untold stories, Gellman parts the curtains of secrecy to show how the vice president operated and what he wrought.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780143116165
  • ISBN-10: 0143116169
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: August 2009
  • Dimensions: 8.52 x 5.32 x 1.09 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.94 pounds
  • Page Count: 512
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP