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One damn thing after another : memoirs of an attorney general

Summary: "William Barr's first tenure as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush was largely the result of chance, while his second tenure under President Donald Trump a deliberate and difficult choice. In this candid memoir, Barr takes readers behind the scenes during seminal moments of the 1990s, from the LA riots to Pan Am 103 and Iran Contra. Thirty years later, Barr faced an unrelenting barrage of issues, such as Russiagate, the COVID outbreak, civil unrest, the impeachments, and the 2020 election fallout"--

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  • ISBN: 9780063158603
  • ISBN: 0063158604
  • Physical Description: print
    viii, 595 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2022]

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue -- Part I Early years. Planning ahead ; A shift in plans -- Part II Bush years. Top egghead ; Second in command ; Leading the department ; A whirlwind year -- Part III Interlude. Return to civilian life -- Part IV Trump years. Introduction ; Foreign schemes and domestic lies ; Into the storm ; One thing done, another begun ; Eating grenades ; "I believe you'll be impeached" ; Upholding fairness, even for rascals ; Bringing justice to violent predators ; Fighting the drug cartels ; Securing religious liberty ; Protecting national security ; Taking on Big Tech ; Facing the COVID pandemic ; Cops, race, and the big lie ; Protest and mayhem ; Trump vs. Trump ; Election and aftermath.
Subject: Barr, William Pelham 1950-
Attorneys general United States Biography
United States. Department of Justice. Office of the Attorney General Officials and employees Biography
United States Politics and government 1981-1989
United States Politics and government 1989-1993
United States Politics and government 2017-2021
POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Executive Branch
Genre: Autobiographies.

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