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Dispatches from the War Room: In the Trenches with Five Extraordinary Leaders

Greenberg, Stanley B, Mr

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ISBN 10: 0312351526 / ISBN 13: 9780312351526
Published by Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY, 2009
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Glued binding. Cloth over boards. [10], 501 p. Illustrations. Notes. Index. As a hired gun strategist, Greenberg-a seasoned pollster and political consultant-has seen it all. In his memoir, he recounts his work with President Bill Clinton, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Bolivian president Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, and South African president Nelson Mandela. Through his experiences aiding the leaders in pushing their visions for better and clearer domestic and international policies, Greenberg offers an insightful examination of leadership, democracy, and the bridge between candidate and constituency. This captivating tale of political battlegrounds provides an inside look at some of the greatest international leaders of our time from the man who stood directly beside them. From Wikipedia: "Stanley Bernard "Stan" Greenberg (born May 10, 1945) is a leading Democratic pollster and political strategist who has advised the campaigns of Bill Clinton, Al Gore, and John Kerry, as well as hundreds of other candidates and organizations in the United States and around the world, including the former Bundeskanzler (Chancellor of Germany) Gerhard Schröder and the former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Michael Häupl and the Austrian SPÖ. A political scientist who received his Bachelor's Degree from Miami University and his Ph.D. from Harvard, Greenberg spent a decade teaching at Yale University before becoming a political consultant. His 1985 study of Reagan Democrats in Macomb County, Michigan became a classic of progressive political strategy, and the basis for his continuing argument that Democrats must actively work to present themselves as populists advocating the expansion of opportunity for the middle class. As the pollster for Clinton in 1992, Greenberg was a major figure in the famed campaign "war room" (and hence the documentary film of the same name). He is the CEO of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, a polling and consulting firm, and co-founder (with James Carville and Bob Shrum) of Democracy Corps, a non-profit organization which produces left-leaning political strategy. He is married to Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, who currently represents Connecticut's 3rd congressional district. Financial disclosures filed in Congress indicate the couple are multimillionaires. He is a regular contributor with James Carville to the weekly Carville-Greenberg Memo at The National Memo website. During his work for the Austrian SPO Greenberg was heavily criticized and derided by FPO leader Jörg Haider. Greenberg's current and former corporate clients include British Petroleum, British Airways, Monsanto Company and General Motors. In May 2010 Greenberg was linked to a controversy involving White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel. While Greenberg was consulting for BP, he provided free rent to Emanuel. Greenberg's efforts "rebranded" BP as a "green company", which critics deemed "greenwashing." Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Inscription signed on fep. DJ has slight wear and soiling. First edition. First edition [stated]. First printing [stated]. Bookseller Inventory # 67996

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Title: Dispatches from the War Room: In the ...

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press, New York, NY

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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The fascinating “war room” memoir of a political pollster and how he helped forge the agendas of five high-profile heads of state

As a hired gun strategist, Greenberg—a seasoned pollster and political consultant—has seen it all. In his memoir, he recounts his work with President Bill Clinton, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, Bolivian president Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada, and South African president Nelson Mandela. Through his experiences aiding the leaders in pushing their visions for better and clearer domestic and international policies, Greenberg offers an insightful examination of leadership, democracy, and the bridge between candidate and constituency. This captivating tale of political battlegrounds provides an inside look at some of the greatest international leaders of our time from the man who stood directly beside them.

About the Author:

STANLEY B. GREENBERG is chairman and CEO of Greenberg Quinlan Rosner. In addition to those covered in his memoir, Greenberg has served as a polling advisor to national campaigns for German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, Al Gore, Chris Dodd, and Joe Lieberman. Greenberg is the author of The Two Americas, Middle Class Dreams, and The New Majority.

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