Rise of the Vulcans: The History of Bush's War Cabinet
Speaker: James Mann
Date: April 14, 2005
James Mann, senior writer-in-residence at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, traces the controversies and schools of thought represented by President Bush?s top foreign policy advisers who he dubs "the Vulcans" -- Cheney, Powell, Armitage, Rumsfeld, Wolfowitz, and Rice -- back to long before the end of the Cold War. "For anyone interested in contemporary U.S. politics and foreign policy, Mann's book is a treat," according to Foreign Affairs.
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