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John Dean Lauds ‘Playing President’

In a thoughtful review, the former presidential counselor and bestselling author writes about Robert Scheer’s new book: “If anyone has more succinctly stated and summarized the folly we call presidential campaigns, I am not aware of it—and I read widely about the subject.”

Posted on Jul 29, 2006 READ MORE


Robert Scheer on Democracy Now!
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Robert Scheer: Why I Wasn’t Prepared for George W. Bush

In an interview with Democracy Now!, Truthdig Editor Robert Scheer explains how, after he had spent decades covering U.S. presidents, Bush threw him for a loop: “At least the other [presidents] knew a lot about the world, had experience, had brains about this, cared. This guy had the platinum American Express card and didn?t even want to see Paris or London.”

  • Read the whole story in Robert Scheer’s new book “Playing President.”

  • Posted on Jul 10, 2006 READ MORE


    Classic Scheer Interviews From ‘Playing President’

    In a 1980 interview between George H.W. Bush and then-L.A. Times reporter Robert Scheer, Bush revealed his belief in a winnable nuclear war—which many observers think lost him the Republican nomination to Ronald Reagan. Check out this interview and many more in Scheer’s new book “Playing President.”

    Posted on Jun 15, 2006 READ MORE


    Reviewers Praise ‘Playing President’

    A reviewer from the The Chicago Reader is the latest to join Gore Vidal and Buzzflash in praising Truthdig editor Robert Scheer’s new book “Playing President.”

    Posted on Jun 8, 2006 READ MORE


    Playing President

    Buzzflash: Scheer’s Book ‘Incisive, No Holds Barred Commentary’

    In a review of “Playing President,” Buzzflash says Robert Scheer’s “insights appear all the more astounding because he stood virtually alone in making them for so long among mainstream journalists.”

    Posted on Apr 28, 2006 READ MORE


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