Washington Goes to War

Washington Goes to War

Book - 1988
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Though it is today the hub of international affairs and government, Washington, D.C. was once little more than a small Southern town that happened to host our nationally elected officials. Award-winning journalist David Brinkley remembers what it was like--how Washington awoke from its slumber and found itself with a war on its hands. Washington had to print the paper, alphabetize the bureaucracies, host the parties, pitch the propaganda, write the laws, launch the drives, draft the boys, hire the "government girls," and engage in an often hilarious administrative war of words, wit, and even wisdom.
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1988.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780394510255
0394510259
Branch Call Number: 975.3/BRIN
Characteristics: xvi, 286 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.

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