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Reagan and the Iran-Contra Affair: The Politics of Presidential Recovery Robert Busby  Dr

Reagan and the Iran-Contra Affair: The Politics of Presidential Recovery

Robert Busby Dr

Published October 20th 2015
ISBN : 9781349147281
Paperback
222 pages
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The Iran-Contra scandal rocked the Reagan presidency to its core in late 1986 and 1987. This text examines the efforts of the Reagan administration to recover its public credibility in the 12 months following the exposure of controversial covertMoreThe Iran-Contra scandal rocked the Reagan presidency to its core in late 1986 and 1987. This text examines the efforts of the Reagan administration to recover its public credibility in the 12 months following the exposure of controversial covert operations. Via comparative analysis it explores the impact of scandal upon the presidential office, the problems which confronted President Reagan during Iran-Contra and the centrality of damage-control efforts to the well-being of the modern presidency.