This biography examines the life of George W. Bushone of the most controversial U.S. presidents in recent historybefore, during, and after his two terms in the White House.
• Contains a helpful chronological timeline: "Important Events in the Life of George W. Bush"
• Includes numerous black-and-white photographs of Geroge W. Bush throughout his career
• Provides a detailed bibliographical essay in addtion to a standard selected biography
About the Author
Clarke Rountree, PhD, has authored dozens of articles and two books that analyze political and judicial discourse.
Table of Contents
Series Foreword ix
Timeline: Events in the Life of George W. Bush xvii
Chapter 1 Great Expectations 1
Chapter 2 Growing a Bush in Texas 15
Chapter 3 The Nomadic Years 33
Chapter 4 Governor Bush 53
Chapter 5 A Historic Election Battle 67
Chapter 6 A Compassionate Conservative Becomes a War President 79
Chapter 7 The War against Terrorism 101
Chapter 8 The Iraq War 113
Chapter 9 Squeaking into a Troubled Second Term 131
Chapter 10 The Lame Duck 147
Chapter 11 Bush's Legacy 167
Selected Annotated Bibliography 183