Truth: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power
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Truth examines Bush's political roots as governor of Texas, delves into what is known about his National Guard duty-or lack of service-and sheds light on the solidity of the documents that backed up the National Guard story, even including images of the actual documents in an appendix to the book. It draws a line from reporting in the trenches to the gutting of the great American tradition of a independent media and asks whether it's possible to break important stories on a powerful sitting president.Truth (previously published as Truth & Duty) was made into the 2015 film Truth, starring Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Topher Grace and Elizabeth Moss.. It is peopled with a colorful cast of characters-from Karl Rove to
Truth doesn't always win. Truth has a very high price. Well done movie .about a corageos woman.. Great Book & True Story Well told story that was made into a great movie.. Excellent book. After reading this book and knowing what Excellent book. After reading this book and knowing what happened to Mary Mapes' career just for telling the truth, it's not hard to understand why our journalists are reluctant to go up against people who have such limitless power. The story needs to be told. It makes our country stronger. Thank you, Mary! Well done!
She lives in Dallas, Texas. . Mary Mapes was an award-winning television news producer and reporter for twenty-five years, fifteen of them for CBS News, primarily for CBS Evening News with DanRather and 60 Minutes II
“Unflinching.” Vanity Fair“A compellingly told tale of a Byzantine chapter in journalism and politicsthere's more to the Bush Guard story than we've learned so far.” The Washington Post“Illuminating.” The Buffalo News“Mary Mapes succeeds in telling her story fearlessly, humorously and compellingly.” The Dallas Morning News