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America's forty-third president, George W. Bush, presided over eight of the most dramatic years in recent history, from the 9/11 attacks early in his administration to the worldwide economic crisis of 2008. By his side, recording every event from the momentous to the intimate, was his personal White House photographer, Eric Draper. From a collection of nearly one million photographs, Draper has selected more than one hundred images of President Bush that portray both the public figure and the private man.
Front Row Seat presents a compelling, behind-the-scenes view of the presidency of George W. Bush. Through Draper's lens, we follow Bush through moments of crisis that called for strong leadership, such as 9/11; emotional meetings with troops in war zones, wounded soldiers at home, and Katrina survivors; and happy, relaxed times with his wife Laura, daughters Barbara and Jenna, and parents President George H. W. and Barbara Bush. We also see Bush at work within his inner circle of trusted advisors, including Vice President Richard Cheney, National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
Capturing moments that reveal the essence of the man, Front Row Seat is an irreplaceable portrait of George W. Bush.
Title: Front Row Seat: A Photographic Portrait of the Presidency of George W. Bush (Focus on American History Series)
Publisher: U.S.A., University of Texas Press: 2013
ISBN Number: 0292745478
ISBN Number 13: 9780292745476
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fair
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 099401
Description: Fair condition. Has water damge and pagewear/tear. (This item ships US domestic shipping only) Front Row Seat: A Photographic Portrait of the Presidency of George W. Bush (Focus on American History Series) By Eric Draper (Author), George W. Bush (Foreword) Product Details Series: Focus on American History Series Hardcover: 240 pages Publisher: University of Texas Press; 1 edition (April 1, 2013) Language: English ISBN-10: 0292745478 ISBN-13: 9780292745476 Product Dimensions: 12 x 1.1 x 11 inches
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