Co Authored By The Chief White House Correspondent At The New York Times And The Washington Columnist At The The New Yorker, This Is A Biography Any Would Be Power Broker Must Own The Story Of Legendary White House Chief Of Staff And Secretary Of State James A Baker III, The Man Who Ran Washington When Washington Ran The WorldIn The Latter Half Of The Twentieth Century, No Republican Won The Presidency Without His Help, And The Men He Counseled In The Oval Office Gerald R Ford, Ronald Reagan, George HW Bush, And George W Bush Defined Than One Generation Of American Life Campaign Manager, Chief Of Staff, Treasury Secretary, And Ultimately Secretary Of State, James A Baker III Understood Better Than Anyone How To Make Washington Work And How To Pull The Levers Of Power At Home And Abroad A Suave And Profane Texas Democrat, Baker Worked As A Wealthy Houston Lawyer Until His Best Friend, George H W Bush, Drew Him Into Republican Politics His First Dramatic Win Was In As The Delegate Hunter Who Secured The Republican Nomination For Ford Against A Challenge From Ronald Reagan His Next Job, As Bush S Campaign Manager Four Years Later, Maneuvered Bush Onto The Ticket With Reagan And Baker Into The Most Powerful Office In Washington Other Than The Oval Office White House Chief Of Staff In His Years In The White House And In The Cabinet, Baker Was The Avatar Of A Style Of Politics And Governance That Valued Pragmatism And Deal Making Over Purity He Went From Win To Win Reforming The Tax Code, Negotiating The First Middle East Peace Talks, Managing The Dissolution Of The Soviet Union Until His Capstone Victory, As Field Marshal For The Younger Bush S Florida Recount Battle, Helped Divide The Country Forever In Today S Era Of Gridlock, The Man Who Ran Washington Is An Electrifying Escape
There is than one author with this name in the database.Peter Baker has been a journalist for the Washington Post and the New York Times He covered President Bill Clinton s impeachment trial, resulting in the book The Breach As the Post s Moscow bureau chief, he wrote the book Kremlin Rising He is married to the journalist Susan Glasser.
- 688 pages
- The Man Who Ran Washington
- Peter Baker
- 09 March 2019 Peter Baker