The Resource Citizens of the Green Room : profiles in courage and self-delusion, Mark Leibovich

Citizens of the Green Room : profiles in courage and self-delusion, Mark Leibovich

Label
Citizens of the Green Room : profiles in courage and self-delusion
Title
Citizens of the Green Room
Title remainder
profiles in courage and self-delusion
Statement of responsibility
Mark Leibovich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A collection of political profiles and other reportage by Mark Leibovich, the author of This Town"--
  • "Author of the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller This Town, Mark Leibovich returns with a masterly collection of portraits of Washington's elite, and wannabe elites. Hailed by The Washington Post as a 'master of the political profile,' Leibovich has spent his career writing memorable, buzz-worthy, and often jaw-dropping features about politicians and other notables. Currently chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, Leibovich punctures the inflated personas of the powerful, and in Citizens of the Green Room, he reveals the lives, stories, and peculiarities behind the public masks. A brilliant reporter with a talent for subversive, engaging storytelling, Leibovich maintains a refreshing conviviality with many of his subjects even as he renders incisive and unflinching assessments. His features have driven the national conversation while exposing the fallibilities of the kingmakers and media stars: consider his 2007 profile of Hillary Clinton, which unearthed a treasure trove of old letters that the then senator had written as a vulnerable young college student; or his much-talked-about 2010 portrait of Glenn Beck, which laid bare the tortured soul and precarious standing of the once invincible host and his uneasy relationship with his soon-to-be ex-employer FOX News. In the political arena, Leibovich's portraits of John Kerry, Paul Ryan, Chris Christie, and John McCain are already classics; they invariably remind us that great journalism and stylish writing are not only essential to the Republic but necessary to maintain the citizenry's sanity and humor in the face of made-for-TV government"--
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  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leibovich, Mark
Dewey number
973.92092/2
Index
index present
LC call number
E901
LC item number
.L45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Politicians
  • Political culture
  • Political psychology
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Political culture
  • Political psychology
  • United States
  • United States
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
Label
Citizens of the Green Room : profiles in courage and self-delusion, Mark Leibovich
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Profiles In Courage (and Self-Delusion) -- The Insiders' Insider -- Chris Matthews, Seriously. (O.K., Not That Seriously) -- The Heart of Politics : One Woman, Two Senators and Presidential Ambitions : The Washington Tale of John Kerry and Teresa Heinz -- How John McCain Turned His Clichés into Meaning -- Clinton Proudly Talks of Scars While Keeping Her Guard Up -- In the '60s, a Future Candidate Poured Her Heart Out in Letters -- Being Glenn Beck -- The reluctant Kennedy -- The Patience of Jeb : While Others Talk of the Presidency, Bush Focuses on Florida and Family -- Pressure Cooker : Andrew Card Has the Recipe for Chief of Staff down Pat -- Father First, Senator Second : for Rick Santorum, Politics Could Hardly Get More Personal -- Terry McAuliffe, the Man Who Put the Pep in Rally -- "I'm Running for Office, For Pete's Sake" : Dispatches from the front-lines of Kabuki pleasantries, depleted plates of oatmeal cookies and pre-traumatic gaffe anxiety -- Feel the Loathing on the Campaign Trail -- Voter's Block : New Hampshire Pol Lou D'Allesandro Took His Time Making Up His Mind -- Cheney and Edwards : The Me 2 Campaign : in the Midwest, Aiming for Second Best -- Before the Debate, Putting on a Game Face : In the Greenroom, It's Not Politic to Mingle -- The Convict's Campaign Staff : Jim Traficant May Be in Jail, but Supporters Still Work for His Reelection -- "We Will Eat all Flavors of M and M's" -- "I Am an Entrepreneur, Baby. Don't Forget That. I'm an Entrepreneur" -- Seventeen Things I Learned from Reading Every Last Word of the Economist's "The World in 2013" Issue -- It's Not All About Him, He Said Often -- If He's So Smart, What Will He Do Now? -- Taking Power, Sharing Cereal -- Unanswer Man : Scott McClellan Is the President's Spokesman, Which Doesn't Leave Him Much to Say -- After a Grim Diagnosis, Determined to Make a "Good Ending"
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 278 pages
Isbn
9780399171925
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014027577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891324370
  • 723180
  • (OCoLC)ocn891324370
  • 723180
Label
Citizens of the Green Room : profiles in courage and self-delusion, Mark Leibovich
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Profiles In Courage (and Self-Delusion) -- The Insiders' Insider -- Chris Matthews, Seriously. (O.K., Not That Seriously) -- The Heart of Politics : One Woman, Two Senators and Presidential Ambitions : The Washington Tale of John Kerry and Teresa Heinz -- How John McCain Turned His Clichés into Meaning -- Clinton Proudly Talks of Scars While Keeping Her Guard Up -- In the '60s, a Future Candidate Poured Her Heart Out in Letters -- Being Glenn Beck -- The reluctant Kennedy -- The Patience of Jeb : While Others Talk of the Presidency, Bush Focuses on Florida and Family -- Pressure Cooker : Andrew Card Has the Recipe for Chief of Staff down Pat -- Father First, Senator Second : for Rick Santorum, Politics Could Hardly Get More Personal -- Terry McAuliffe, the Man Who Put the Pep in Rally -- "I'm Running for Office, For Pete's Sake" : Dispatches from the front-lines of Kabuki pleasantries, depleted plates of oatmeal cookies and pre-traumatic gaffe anxiety -- Feel the Loathing on the Campaign Trail -- Voter's Block : New Hampshire Pol Lou D'Allesandro Took His Time Making Up His Mind -- Cheney and Edwards : The Me 2 Campaign : in the Midwest, Aiming for Second Best -- Before the Debate, Putting on a Game Face : In the Greenroom, It's Not Politic to Mingle -- The Convict's Campaign Staff : Jim Traficant May Be in Jail, but Supporters Still Work for His Reelection -- "We Will Eat all Flavors of M and M's" -- "I Am an Entrepreneur, Baby. Don't Forget That. I'm an Entrepreneur" -- Seventeen Things I Learned from Reading Every Last Word of the Economist's "The World in 2013" Issue -- It's Not All About Him, He Said Often -- If He's So Smart, What Will He Do Now? -- Taking Power, Sharing Cereal -- Unanswer Man : Scott McClellan Is the President's Spokesman, Which Doesn't Leave Him Much to Say -- After a Grim Diagnosis, Determined to Make a "Good Ending"
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 278 pages
Isbn
9780399171925
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014027577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891324370
  • 723180
  • (OCoLC)ocn891324370
  • 723180

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