The Power Game: How Washington Works

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"May be the most sweeping and in many ways the most impressive portrait of the culture of the Federal Government to appear in a single work in many decdes....Konwledeable and informative."

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Power is the name of the game. But until now, no one outside "the beltway" knew just who was wielding how much—and for what ends. Pulitzer Prize-winning, ex-Washington bureau chief of THE NEW YORK TIMES, Hedrick Smith, tells the whole story. From PACs to ...

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"May be the most sweeping and in many ways the most impressive portrait of the culture of the Federal Government to appear in a single work in many decdes....Konwledeable and informative."

THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

Power is the name of the game. But until now, no one outside "the beltway" knew just who was wielding how much—and for what ends. Pulitzer Prize-winning, ex-Washington bureau chief of THE NEW YORK TIMES, Hedrick Smith, tells the whole story. From PACs to influence-peddling from the Pentagon to the WASHINGTON POST, THE POWER GAME reveals Congressional staffers more powerful than their bosses, media advisors more powerful than the media, and money that not only talks but threatens. It's all there, and it's all in here.

In his last big bestseller, Pulitzer Prize-winner Hedrick Smith shed light on the secret of The Russians. This time, he illuminates our own complex, often mysterious way of government. "The most sweeping and impressive portrait of the federal government to appear in many decades."--New York Times Book Review.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780345360151
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/13/1989
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 10

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