True Faith and Allegiance: A Story of Service and Sacrifice in War and Peace

True Faith and Allegiance: A Story of Service and Sacrifice in War and Peace

by Alberto R. Gonzales

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780718078874
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Pages: 544
Sales rank: 841,764
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Alberto R. Gonzales was the eightieth attorney general of the United States from 2005–2007. The former Texas secretary of state and justice on the Texas supreme court, he served in the White House as counsel to the president from 2001–2005. An Air Force veteran, he attended the US Air Force Academy and is a graduate of Rice University and Harvard Law School. He is Dean and Doyle Rogers Distinguished Professor of Law at Belmont University College of Law, located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Table of Contents

A Note from the Author xi

Prologue xiii

1 The 911 Experience 1

2 Dreaming the Dream 16

3 Snow Bird 28

4 From a Falcon to an Owl 32

5 Crimson Pride 38

6 A Party to Call Home 44

7 Becoming a Bushie 51

8 The Death Cases 59

9 Texas Camelot 70

10 The Send-Off 78

11 West Wing Possibilities 83

12 White House Bound 89

13 Transition to Power 98

14 The Calm Before the Storm 107

15 The New Priority: Defeating Terrorism 124

16 Battles on the Home Front 144

17 The Ultimate Club Fed 156

18 Bringing Terrorists to Justice 163

19 The British Rebellion 173

20 Interrogations for Intelligence 183

21 Race to the Courthouse 206

22 "Casus Belli"-The Twisted Road to Iraq 228

23 Dancing with a Devil 252

24 For the Sake of Peace and Security 264

25 Listening to the Enemy 281

26 Stunting Stellar Wind 296

27 Joining Forces with Congress 308

28 The Infamous Hospital Visit 314

29 Resignation Threats 323

30 Get Your Uniform On 337

31 Searching for Justice 352

32 Money in the Freezer 366

33 Wrong Even When Right 387

34 Hunting Season 396

35 Beware the Ides of March 414

36 Too Sad for a Country Song 426

37 A Slowly Turning Tide 442

38 God Must Have a Sense of Humor 448

39 The Price of Service 461

Acknowledgments 475

Notes 479

About the Author 493

Index 495

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