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Presidential secrecy and deception

beyond the power to persuade
  • 239 Pages
  • 0.78 MB
  • English
Greenwood Press , Westport, Conn
Executive privilege (Government information) -- United States, Deception, Presidents -- United States, United States -- Politics and government -- 1945


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StatementJohn M. Orman.
SeriesContributions in political science ;, no. 43
LC ClassificationsJK468.S4 O75
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Paginationxv, 239 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4405523M
ISBN 100313220360
LC Control Number79008410

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JFK Fostered Secrecy and Deception. recorded in Mark Hertsgaard’s book, The president should be held to account by the press, and the press should be held to.

The government secrecy industry speaks in a private language of codes and acronyms, and follows an arcane set of rules and customs designed to perpetuate itself, repel penetration, and deflect oversight. It justifies itself with the assertion that the American values worth preserving are often best sustained by subterfuge and s: The Code Book: The Evolution of Secrecy from Mary, Queen of Scots to Quantum Cryptography.

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At a time when most Americans assume that their presidents lie to them, no book could be more essential than bestselling author Eric Alterman’s devastating analysis of the costs of executive duplicity. One of the best-known left-of-center journalist-historians in America, Alterman argues that those costs are not merely moral but practical.

As examples, he uses four key lies told by 4/5(4). On this President's Day, we're going to talk about presidential secrecy and transparency. My guest Mary Graham writes, Americans are right to worry about presidents' secrets.

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excerpts from the book The Politics of Lying Government Deception, Secrecy, and Power by David Wise Random House,hardcover p14 Large numbers of people no longer believe the government or the President.

They no longer believe the government because they have come to understand that the government does not always tell the truth. p   A series of developments-official deception surrounding the Vietnam War, President Richard Nixon's resignation after revelations about his secret abuses of power, stolen FBI documents, a CIA director's demand for an accounting of illegal activities, and Seymour Hersh's investigative reporting on domestic spying-produced bipartisan support for a.

As a philosopher and ethicist, Sissela Bok grapples with hard truths, as well as with hard untruths. Her writings explore the psychology of lying, the consequences of deception and the perils of. Until the Bush/Cheney presidency came along, the war in U.S.

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Kennedy, a work that puts forth evidence that there was a conspiracy to assassinate John F. Kennedy. OPINION | At some point lawmakers of both political parties must stand together in the face of presidential secrecy and push for openness and transparency in government.

Donald Trump again blames China's secrecy, deception, cover-up for COVID worldwide spread [email protected] (DNA Web Desk) President of the United States, Donald Trump, on Saturday. The systematic, deliberate deception—about the attempt of a foreign government to influence a U.S. presidential election—is an impeachable offense, even if it is likely to be considered, as in the Nixon case, only in combination with other offenses arising out of the Russia investigation and other matters.

“The Politics of Deception should rank as one of the best books written about the relationship between presidents and the press. New insights and new history from a great reporter who has been there and everywhere.” —Richard Reeves, New York Times bestselling author of Daring Young Men and President Kennedy: Profile of Power.

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We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed the dangers which are cited to justify it.

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Still, if much of the populace has become inured to presidential lying and misstatement, it’s hardly all the current president’s fault.

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