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The Consent of the Governed And Other Deceits
The Consent of the Governed And Other Deceits Author:Krock, Arthur Probably no man alive knows as much about the federal government and Washington D.C., as Arthur Krock. As a former Washington correspondent and Washington bureau chief for the New York Times, he has observed and participated in the political life of the Capitol and its inhabitants for over sixty years. He has personally known twelve Presidents o... more »f the United States and has won four Pulitzer Prizes.
"The Consent of the Governed" is the intimate result of this lifetime of experience and reporting. Flowing with first-hand anecdotes and inside stories, it illuminates and penetrates the American power structure, with all its shams, frauds, and greatness. It brilliantly analyzes the true shapes and functions of the parts of government - the Presidency, Congress, Cabinet, lobbies, agencies, press, even Washington society - with eyewitness accounts and first-hand details that can be found nowhere else.