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Vice President Dick Cheney's Role In the Bush Administration

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Vice President Dick Cheney's Role In the Bush Administration

Vice President Dick Cheney's Role In the Bush Administration

Vice President Dick Cheney's Role In the Bush Administration

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Guests: Walter Mondale Former, Vice President of the United States under President Jimmy Carter, 1977-1981 Former, Democratic Party presidential nominee in 1984 Partner at the Law Firm of Dorsey & Whitney, Minneapolis, MN Paul Light Director, Governmental Studies, Brookings Institution Author, Vice-Presidential Power : Advice and Influence in the White House (Johns Hopkins Univ Press, 1984) David Gergen Professor of Public Service at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard Author, Eyewitness to Power: The Essence of Leadership, Nixon to Clinton (Simon & Schuster, September 2000) Adviser in the White House to four Presidents: Nixon, Ford, Reagan, Clinton Dan Quayle Vice President in the George Bush Senior Administration He holds a job described by a previous officeholder as "not worth a bucket of warm...(spit)." But Dick Cheney has elevated the Vice President's job to new heights, wielding unprecedented power in the Bush administration. He's the White House's go-to-guy, responsible for everything from appointments to the budget to breaking tied votes in the Senate. With his vast Washington experience and close working relationship with President Bush, Cheney holds a unique position unlike that of any other V-P. Join Juan Williams and guests for a discussion about the pivotal role Dick Cheney plays in the Bush White House.