Truth to Tell: Tell It Early, Tell It All, Tell It Yourself: Notes from My White House Education

Lanny J. Davis (Author)

Product Details

Free Press
Publish Date
May 20, 1999
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.65 inches | 0.01 pounds
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About the Author

Lanny J. Davis is a lawyer who counsels individuals, corporations, and others on crisis management and legal issues. He served as special counsel to President Bill Clinton and was a spokesperson for the president and the White House on matters concerning campaign finance investigations and other legal issues. In 2005 President George W. Bush appointed Davis to serve on the five-member Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, created by the U.S. Congress as part of the 2005 Intelligence Reform Act. He graduated from Yale Law School, where he won the prestigious Thurman Arnold Moot Court prize and served on the Yale Law Journal. He is the author of The Unmaking of the President 2016.


Gail Sheehy author of "Passages" and "Understanding Men's Passages" Lanny Davis has written an extraordinarily candid account of his time as the president's chief scandal scooper. We follow him as he argues for full and fair disclosure in the face of opposition from those White House operatives who hoped it would all just go away. Even better, it reads like a terrific thriller with a twist ending.
Carl Bernstein coauthor of "All the President's Men" On the air and now in print, Lanny Davis has managed the considerable feat of serving all his constituents extremely well: President, Press and Public. This is a very thoughtful book.
Tom Brokaw NBC News, author of "The Greatest Generation" Lanny Davis has written a book that should be required reading for all Washington officials and journalists alike. It's an instructive and cautionary tale of the constant struggle to know the truth of what is going on at the highest levels of government.