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by Kim Long

eBook The Almanac of Political Corruption, Scandals  Dirty Politics ePub
Author: Kim Long
Language: English
ISBN: 055380510X
ISBN13: 978-0553805109
Publisher: Delacorte Press; 1st edition (September 25, 2007)
Pages: 368
Category: Humor
Subcategory: Humor
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 990
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ePub file: 1477 kb
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Kim Long is the author of The American Forecaster Almanac, published annually since 1984.

Kim Long is the author of The American Forecaster Almanac, published annually since 1984. He has been widely interviewed and has appeared on Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, NBC Sunday Today, CNN, NPR, CBS radio, Atlantic Monthly, Harpers, and USA Today.

бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. Watergate. American history is marked by era-defining misdeeds, indiscretions, and the kind of tabloid-ready scandals that politicians seem to do better than anyone else. Now, for the first time, one volume brings together 300 years of political wrongdoing in an illustrated history of politicians gone wildproving that todays scoundrels arent the first, worst, and surely wont be the last.

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Kim Long talked about his book The Almanac of Political Corruption, Scandals & Dirty Politics, published by Delacorte Press. In his book Mr. Long relays a history of . political scandals and corruption, from the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr in 1804 to the bribery charges against Randall Duke Cunningham in 2005. Mr. Long documents the malfeasance that has been part of the government from its inception to the present day. He responded to questions from members of the audience. Kim Long is the author of The American Forecaster Almanac, published annually since 1984.

Gonzalez was seventy years old at the time

Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Gonzalez was seventy years old at the time. At once shocking and hilariously funny, here’s a book that exposes the history of American politics, warts and all-and makes for hours of jaw-dropping, fascinating, illuminating reading.

Almanac of Political Corruption, Scandals and Dirty Politics. Now, for the first time, one volume brings together 300 years of political wrongdoing in an illustrated history of politicians gone wild-proving that today's scoundrels aren't the first, worst, and surely won't be the last.

American history is marked by era-defining misdeeds, indiscretions, and the kind of tabloid-ready scandals that politicians seem to do better than anyone else

American history is marked by era-defining misdeeds, indiscretions, and the kind of tabloid-ready scandals that politicians seem to do better than anyone else.

There are the 25 Biggest Political Scandals In History. Not long afterwards, however, reporter Gina Smith ran into him at the airport in Atlanta returning from Argentina

There are the 25 Biggest Political Scandals In History. Politics, as many people know, can be quite a dirty business, leading to some of the biggest political scandals in history. Because of the many perks that are included with public service, such as fame, power, money, and honor, there are certain politicians that cannot control themselves and give in to the temptations of corruption and greed. Not long afterwards, however, reporter Gina Smith ran into him at the airport in Atlanta returning from Argentina. Apparently he had a mistress and had decided to go pay her a visit. 21. Prince Harry's Nazi Costume.

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At once shocking and hilariously funny, here’s a book that exposes the history of American politics, warts and all-and makes for hours of jaw-dropping, fascinating, illuminating reading. The Almanac of Political Corruption, Scandals, and Dirty Politics - eBook. Random House Publishing Group.

Watergate. Billygate. Iran-Contra. Teapot Dome. Monica Lewinsky.American history is marked by era-defining misdeeds, indiscretions, and the kind of tabloid-ready scandals that politicians seem to do better than anyone else. Now, for the first time, one volume brings together 300 years of political wrongdoing in an illustrated history of politicians gone wild—proving that today’s scoundrels aren’t the first, worst, and surely won’t be the last….From high crimes to misdemeanors to moments of licentiousness and larceny, this unique compendium captures in complete, colorful detail the foibles, failings, peccadilloes, dirty tricks, and astounding blunders committed by politicians behaving badly. Amid stories of brawlers, plagiarists, sexual predators, tax evaders, and the temporarily insane, this almanac tells all about:•The only (so far!) president to be arrested while in office: Ulysses S. Grant, who was allegedly issued a ticket for racing his horse and buggy through the streets of Washington, D.C. •The former New Jersey state senator David J. Friedland, who disappeared during a scuba diving accident in 1985. It turns out he staged the accident and served nine years in prison after being captured in the Maldives. •Tape-recorded instructions from highbrow president Franklin Delano Roosevelt on how his staff should carry out some low-down political tricks•The bizarre story of U.S. congressman Robert Potter, who castrated two men he suspected of having affairs with his wife. Potter won election to the state house while in jail—but was kicked out for cheating at cards.•Texas congressman Henry Barbosa Gonzalez: he was charged with assault in 1986 after he shoved and hit a man who called him a communist. Gonzalez was seventy years old at the time. At once shocking and hilariously funny, here’s a book that exposes the history of American politics, warts and all—and makes for hours of jaw-dropping, fascinating, illuminating reading.
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