The Prince of Darkness

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2008-09-09
  • Publisher: Crown Forum

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One of the finest--and most controversial--political reporters in America, Novak offers the first full account of his involvement in the Valerie Plame CIA leak scandal, while also revealing the fascinating story of his remarkable life and career.

Author Biography

ROBERT D. NOVAK writes “Inside Report,” one of the longest-running syndicated columns in the nation, and the “Evans-Novak Political Report,” which he began in the 1960s with the late Rowland Evans. Now a Fox News contributor, he spent twenty-five years as a political commentator for CNN. Novak is the author or coauthor of five other books, the most recent being Completing the Revolution. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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Table of Contents

The Plame Affairp. 1
Political Beginningsp. 15
Cub Reporterp. 21
From Omaha to 'Naptownp. 28
Advice from Ezra Poundp. 36
Joining the Journalp. 42
Emperor of the Senatep. 48
Driving with Kennedyp. 58
New Frontierp. 70
LBJ Hosts a Wedding Receptionp. 78
The Odd Couplep. 93
The Goldwater Revolutionp. 104
The Agony of the GOPp. 114
The Great Society: In Ascentp. 123
The Great Society: In Descentp. 134
Clean Gene, Bobby, and LBJp. 151
Realignment 1968p. 165
Den of Vipersp. 180
Vietnamp. 194
The Frustration of Powerp. 201
"Amnesty, Abortion and Acid"p. 212
Watergatep. 233
The Ford Interludep. 253
Reagan's Rebellionp. 268
Jimmy Who?p. 282
The Snopes Clan in the White Housep. 296
Supply-Side and Chinap. 314
A Young Congressman from New Yorkp. 333
The Birth of CNNp. 345
The Reagan Revolutionp. 359
A Near-Death Experiencep. 374
The Slowest Realignment in American Historyp. 391
"I'll Try Ollie North"p. 404
The Last Days of Reaganp. 421
Blowupp. 437
Believing Their Own Spinp. 459
Yeltsin Up, Bush Downp. 480
Clinton = Republican Tsunamip. 501
"Will Success Spoil Newt Gingrich?"p. 518
Conversionp. 539
The Rise of George W. Bushp. 557
Death of a Partnerp. 570
Attacking Iraq and Attacking Novakp. 584
The Plame Affair IIp. 597
Farewell to CNNp. 618
A Stirrer-up of Strifep. 637
Author's Notep. 639
Indexp. 641
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