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Bush and Cheney in the White House

Monday, November 11, 2013

Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, discusses the eight years of the Bush Administration, the most consequential presidency in modern times, and the elusive and shifting alliance of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. In Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House, he brings to life the drama of an era marked by devastating terror attacks, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, and financial collapse, and he paints a portrait of a partnership that evolved dramatically over time.

Guests:

Peter Baker

Comments [9]

David

Instead of talking about these past Mass Murderers, I'd rather talk about the current Mass Murderer.

Obama's Drone War on innocent civilians in Asia
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/14/public-editor/questions-on-drones-unanswered-still.html

"The Bureau of Investigative Journalism in Britain has estimated that, in the first three years after President Obama took office, between 282 and 535 civilians were credibly reported killed by drone strikes — including more than 60 children."

http://droneswatch.org/2013/01/20/list-of-children-killed-by-drone-strikes-in-pakistan-and-yemen/

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/1/22/dirty_wars_jeremy_scahill_and_rick

"We’re looking right now at a reality that President Obama has essentially extended the very [drone war] policies that many of his supporters once opposed under President Bush," says Scahill."

Obama to boost US millitary in Iraq
http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/in-reversal-obama-says-he-will-boost-us-military-support-in-iraq-1.250643

Nov. 11 2013 01:09 PM
Mark

Do we still need to talk about these two Beelzebubs?

Nov. 11 2013 12:29 PM
Truth & Beauty from Brooklyn

I hate the term "water-boarding." In Salem, they called it dunking. Let's call a spade a spade, shall we.

Nov. 11 2013 12:27 PM

isn't Dick Cheney the least popular VP of all time?

Nov. 11 2013 12:26 PM
Truth & Beauty from Brooklyn

Entrenched belief is never altered by the facts.

Cheney is a war criminal whose attack on Iraq was based on belief and not fact. I wish he'd wind up in jail.

Nov. 11 2013 12:26 PM
BigGuy

Did the author find any proof that Dick Cheney was NOT the devil incarnate?

Nov. 11 2013 12:23 PM
antonio from baySide

Did the movie 'w' get any of the sensibility of the 'folks' in the administration?

Nov. 11 2013 12:12 PM

criminals who started an illegal war (iraq). they should be imprisoned.

Nov. 11 2013 12:07 PM
Jim Polichak from Patchogue, Long Island

Fellow Vets & Friends of Vets,

Long Island Vets need your Help!
Please visit http://veterans-for-veterans.org/ or http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/veterans-for-veterans-start-up-fund/x/1149434.

Thanks,
Jim Polichak
Director
Veterans-for-Veterans.org

Nov. 11 2013 10:38 AM

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