By Bob Woodward
Award-winning writer and journalist Bob Woodward turns his cognizance to the presidency of George W. Bush. prior to the acts of terrorism on eleven September, George W. Bush's presidency were beset by means of a variety of difficulties. not just used to be it in lots of peoples eyes invalid, only a few humans took him heavily as a global statesman. Then following one violent senseless act of terrorism, George W. Bush grew to become a president that his kingdom may depend on, one they felt they can belief to guide them via those tough instances. And the realm observed a guy who used to be decisive and resolute, a president who used to be likely made up our minds to path out the folks who had performed the heinous acts. yet 12 months after the assaults how has the forty fourth President of the U.S. fared? And what have been the particular backstage discussions that came about while the rustic used to be rocked by way of the quandary? Bob Woodward has been shadowing the President due to the fact these fateful occasions, he was once allowed unheard of entry to closed-door conferences and briefings and this masterful ebook is a glance at what fairly occurred.
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United States pioneers in women’s drug and alcohol treatment Treatment and research on women’s relationships to alcohol and drugs was slow to start prior to the emergence of the Second Wave feminist movement – despite some glimmers of early recognition. The experiences of two US women who pioneered work on women in the alcohol field illustrate how slow the uptake was in absence of an organized movement. 7 Sheila Blume was a physician who had benefited from the 5 per cent women’s quota that enabled her admission to the Harvard Medical School Class of 1958.
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