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Before he created, with Joe Conason, The Hunting of the President, the critically acclaimed documentary film about Whitewater, Gene Lyons published his research into the Whitewater scandal in Harper's. That research later became a book - Fools for Scandal, which scathingly debunks the received wisdom that was handed down to the national media with the Whitewater scandal. Lyons shows the reader a media (especially The New York Times) that was driven to pin something - anything-on the Clintons, and that, in its impassioned quest for scandal, found itself making strange bedfellows with right-wing organizations such as Citizens United, and leading Republicans Al D'Amato and Lauch Faircloth. For anyone curious to understand how the printing press becomes a political machine, Fools for Scandal is illuminating, engaging, and revealing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781879957527
With:
Harper's Magazine
Author:
Harper's Magazine
Author:
Lyons, Gene
Publisher:
Franklin Square Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mass media
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Journalism
Subject:
Real estate development
Subject:
Current events
Subject:
Political corruption
Subject:
Press and politics
Subject:
Whitewater inquiry, 1993-
Subject:
New york times
Subject:
Whitewater Inquiry, 199
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
4313
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.34x5.61x.72 in. .61 lbs.

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