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History in the making,
This review is from: Anatomy of Deceit: How the Bush Administration Used the Media to Sell the Iraq War and Out a Spy (Paperback)
Would a president and vice-president lie about the need to go to war? What would happen if this was discovered?
Historians will get a running start on the Plame/CIA trial, and resulting political fallout, with Marcy Wheeler's new book, Anatomy of Deceit.
Wheeler charts the failure of the mass media to challenge the outing of a covert spy during wartime, and shows how they have re-invented themselves as internal public relations staff for the government.
With the book appearing this past week, the timing could not be better as it becomes available just as Libby comes to trial for obstruction of justice. Marcy is providing the most up-to-the-minute news of the trial through live blogging directly from the courthouse.
With meticulous attention to detail, thorough research of all available sources, and a drive to get the story right, this book is history in the making.