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Prince of Darkness 50 Years Reporting in Washington

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ISBN-10: 1400052009

ISBN-13: 9781400052004

Edition: 2007

Authors: Robert D. Novak

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Long before Robert Novak became the center of a political firestorm in the Valerie Plame CIA leak scandal, he had established himself as one of the finest—and most controversial—political reporters in America. Now, in this sweeping, monumental memoir, Novak offers the first full account of his involvement in that affair, while also revealing the fascinating story of his remarkable life and career. This is a singular journey through a half century of stories, scandals, and personal encounters with Washington’s most powerful and colorful people. Novak has been a Washington insider since the days when the place was a sleepy southern town and journalism was built on shoe leather and the…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 9/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.21" long x 1.42" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

The Plame Affair
Political Beginnings
Cub Reporter
From Omaha to 'Naptown
Advice from Ezra Pound
Joining the Journal
Emperor of the Senate
Driving with Kennedy
New Frontier
LBJ Hosts a Wedding Reception
The Odd Couple
The Goldwater Revolution
The Agony of the GOP
The Great Society: In Ascent
The Great Society: In Descent
Clean Gene, Bobby, and LBJ
Realignment 1968
Den of Vipers
The Frustration of Power
"Amnesty, Abortion and Acid"
The Ford Interlude
Reagan's Rebellion
Jimmy Who?
The Snopes Clan in the White House
Supply-Side and China
A Young Congressman from New York
The Birth of CNN
The Reagan Revolution
A Near-Death Experience
The Slowest Realignment in American History
"I'll Try Ollie North"
The Last Days of Reagan
Believing Their Own Spin
Yeltsin Up, Bush Down
Clinton = Republican Tsunami
"Will Success Spoil Newt Gingrich?"
The Rise of George W. Bush
Death of a Partner
Attacking Iraq and Attacking Novak
The Plame Affair II
Farewell to CNN
A Stirrer-up of Strife
Author's Note