On April 28, 2004, CBS News releases evidence of the Abu Ghraib torture and prisoner abuse. The photographs show rape and abuse from the American troops over Iraqi detainees. The event will stain the legacies of those who presided over it in Congress and the White House. One of the most powerful figures of this time is addressed in Barton Gellman’s Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency. In the backlash of the abuse information leaks, Cheney put up an unyielding defense for what he described as “robust interrogation.” Gellman’s biography of Cheney is an investigative take on a person who redefined the role of the American vice presidency, making it a post of consequential historic power.

Book Title: Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency

Book Author: Barton Gellman

ISBN Number: 1594201862

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