The United States vs. I. Lewis Libby

The United States v. I. Lewis Libby
ed. & with reporting by Murray Waas [Union Square]

Investigative jounalist Murray Waas provides the definitive source about a legal case related to the Bush administration’s attempts to discredit Ambassador Joseph Wilson, who had publicly undermined the official rationale for war in Iraq. Libby was convicted (and his sentence commuted by Bush), but there remain many unanswered questions about the extent of the adminisntration’s willingness to lie to the public, and key media players’ eagerness to repeat administration claims in return for favored access. Waas’ commentary helps makes the long court transcripts accessible and draws out major issues. -jl

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