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Released: 2012-09-13






43*: When Gore Beat Bush-A Political Fable (Kindle Single) by Jeff Greenfield

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At five:00 p.m. on 11th of September, 2001, an ashen-confronted however composed President Al Gore stepped into the East Room of the White area to ship a televised cope with to the country. With him had been former presidents Clinton and Bush, as well as Texas governor George W. Bush—flown to Washington from Dallas on a military jet, his first consult with back to the capital after the close race that misplaced him the presidency simply months prior to.

That’s no longer the way you take into account that it?

imagine if the 2000 presidential election had became out otherwise and Al Gore had defeated George W. Bush to become the forty threerd president of the U.S.. How may occasions have played out? may Osama bin encumbered have loomed as large? may the 9/11 attacks were even worse? may now we have invaded Iraq? may the economic system have plunged into recession?

that is the provocative exchange universe of "forty three*," a riveting thriller via veteran political commentator Jeff Greenfield. Richly said and anchored in actual occasions, “forty three*: while Gore Beat Bush” is the attention-grabbing observe-up to Greenfield’s bestselling “Then the whole lot changed,” which imagined what-if eventualities for the Kennedy, Ford, Carter, and Reagan managements.

Greenfield takes readers deep within the Gore management and reveals prime-degree meetings, best-secret methods, and ego-fueled battles that ceaselessly altered the worldwide landscape. And in Greenfield’s hauntingly practicable parallel universe, the law of unintentional effects has a dramatic impact at the fate of the U.S..

“It’s the ‘howeverterfly impact,’” writes Greenfield, “where one dead howeverterfly hundreds of thousands of years in the past leads to a up to date world immeasurably extra coarse, less type. It’s the no longerion of the old nursery rhyme: ‘For want of a nail the dominion was misplaced.’”

about the author

one among america’s so much respected political analysts, Jeff Greenfield has spent greater than thirty years in network tv, including as a commentator on CNN, ABC news, and CBS and these days as an anchor on PBS’s “need to recognize.” A five-time Emmy Award winner, he's a political columnist for Yahoo! news and the writer of greater than a dozen books, including the bestseller “Then the whole lot changed: stunning trade Histories of american Politics—JFK, RFK, Carter, Ford, Reagan.” He divides his time among the big apple and Santa Barbara.
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writer: Jeff Greenfieldwriter: Byliner Inc.Binding: Kindle versionLanguage: EnglishPages: 92

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