WASHINGTON (PRWEB) February 03, 2014
Prize-winning White Home correspondent plus nationwide political columnist Lawrence M. O’Rourke reveals startling new info about main U.S. plus planet leaders plus presents fresh inspirations about American politics as well as the part of the click inside his fresh book, Row Home to White Home. The book concentrates on those that exercise energy at the peak of U.S. government — the White Home — from Johnson to Obama. O’Rourke’s experience ranges within the Vatican to the Kremlin to battlefields inside the Middle East, violent clashes inside Chicago plus Washington, plus ideological turbulence within the civil appropriate movement to the origins of the Tea Party.
In the pages of the timely book, O’Rourke presents insights into the U.S. political task plus special views of heads of state because he lays down guidelines for journalists plus discusses the important value of aggressive reporting for the powerful working of the U.S. political program. O’Rourke was inside the White Home whenever President Nixon resigned plus Gerald Ford succeeded him. He was found on the beat whenever Ronald Reagan established a war inside Granada plus sold arms to Iran. O’Rourke was inside Kennebunkport, Maine, at Bush’s summer home whenever the president drew the “line inside the sand” which lead to the Persian Gulf War. He reported about Bill Clinton’ s battle to maintain his presidency inside the Monica Lewinsky scandal. From the ballot counting inside Florida to the near-crash of the U.S. banking program, O’Rourke detailed unfolding occasions of the George W. Bush management. And O’Rourke chronicled the rise of Barack Obama as well as the advertisments of these main figures because Hillary Clinton, Barry Goldwater, Robert Kennedy plus Hubert H. Humphrey.
The author’s experience wasn’t limited to America plus Washington. He was inside the Philippines to pay for the “folks power” revolution which toppled Ferdinand Marcos plus yielded energy to Cory Aquino. He covered the occasions which led to the Great Friday Agreement of 1998, the treaty which forms the basis for peace inside Northern Ireland. He was with President Nixon inside China because among the few of newspaper correspondents permitted to pay for the historical renovation of U.S.-Sino relations. O’Rourke left journalism for a law practice whenever main magazines experienced circulation drops plus cutbacks inside severe political analysis. He presents insights into what which reduction signifies to the country plus why plus what exactly is required when the republic’s residents are to exercise self-government.
About the Author
Lawrence M. ORourke became a newspaper columnist plus reporter that covered the White Home, Congress plus nationwide politics for 40 years. He was 1 of 17 U.S. newspaper reporters whom journeyed to China inside 1972 with President Nixon plus prepared reporting trips to the previous Soviet Union, separated Berlin, Eastern Europe as well as the Middle East, ORourke had been a correspondent inside the initially Persian Gulf War as well as the revolution inside the Philippines, plus had been a senior official at the U.S. Department of Education. He reported from Washington for the Philadelphia Bulletin, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as well as the McClatchy newspaper chain. He was president of the White Home Correspondents Association as well as the Gridiron Club. This memoir reveals info ORourke acquired from conversations with presidents from Johnson to Obama plus alternative nationwide plus global figures. ORourke is the writer of the biography Geno. The memoir covers ORourkes Irish Catholic childhood inside Philadelphia, military service inside Puerto Rico, marathon running, healing from prostate cancer along with a heart attack. He is married with 4 kids plus 4 grandchildren plus lives inside Chevy Chase, Maryland plus Grand Beach, Michigan.
Row Home to White Home * by Lawrence ORourke
Publication Date: January 27, 2014
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