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Former Bush Aide Drops Bombshells in New Book

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Former Bush Aide Drops Bombshells in New Book

Election 2008: On the Campaign Trail

Former Bush Aide Drops Bombshells in New Book

Former Bush Aide Drops Bombshells in New Book

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Former White House press secretary and Bush loyalist Scott McClellan tells all in a new book, which bashes the current administration on the war in Iraq and Hurricane Katrina.

Meanwhile, the president is doing what he can to boost presumptive Republican nominee John McCain. But is it a risky move for the GOP?

For more, NPR's Tony Cox talks with Mary Frances Berry — a professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania — and Ron Christie, vice president of the lobbying group, DC Navigators.

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