Showdown: The Struggle Between the Gingrich Congress and the Clinton White House
DescriptionElizabeth Drew presents a vivid account of the dramatic and historic political clash between Bill Clinton and Newt Gingrich as the Speaker of the House sought to repeal the New Deal. Her reporting also reveals the turmoil within the White House and among Republicans -- Bob Dole and Gingrich in particular -- as this remarkable story progressed. Her new afterword shows the political fallout from this struggle and discusses the implications of the '96 elections.
February 18, 1997
5.54 X 0.99 X 8.5 inches | 1.13 pounds
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About the Author
Elizabeth Drew is a regular contributor to the New York Review of Books and the former Washington correspondent of the New Yorker and the Atlantic. She is the author of fourteen books, including The Corruption of American Politics, Richard M. Nixon, and Citizen McCain. Elizabeth lives in Washington D.C.
Elizabeth Drew is the award-winning author of books including Washington Journal, Politics and Money, Whatever It Takes: The Real Struggle for Political Power in America, and The Corruption of American Politics. She is a regular political correspondent for The New York Review of Books and the former Washington correspondent for The New Yorker. She lives and works in Washington, D.C.