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Only in Chicago: How the Rod Blagojevich Scandal Engulfed Illinois Embroiled Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, and Jesse Jackson, Jr.

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Only in Chicago: How the Rod Blagojevich Scandal Engulfed Illinois Embroiled Barack Obama, Rahm Emanuel, and Jesse Jackson, Jr. by Natasha Korecki

"As the circus of the Blagojevich saga unfolded, Natasha Korecki was right at the center... It was a seriocomedy suited to her enterprise and imagination, and she's the one to write the book." —Roger Ebert

"Natasha Korecki's chronicle of the Blagojevich saga was a cutting-edge lesson in how to blend old-fashioned reporting with new media." —Richard Roeper

Chicago, Illinois, and America at large were captivated by the arrest, trial, and general public embarrassment of Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. Only in Chicago is derived from the best of award-winning Chicago Sun-Times reporter Natasha Korecki's work on the Blagojevich scandal, weaving together years of reporting and never-before published details into one straightforward, fast-paced narrative. From the infamous audiotapes to Blagojevich's strange public relations campaign, this is one of the most bizarre true political tales ever told.

Beyond the slew of backroom dealmakers who were sucked into the Blagojevich imbroglio, President Barack Obama himself--while never accused of any wrongdoing--was also interviewed by federal prosecutors. Now-mayor Rahm Emanuel's discussions with Blagojevich are included as well. The political figure who became most entangled with the scandal, however, was Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., who is accused of offering Blagojevich $6 million for Obama's vacated Senate seat through an intermediary.

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Pages: 100
Size: 1.4 MB
Publisher: Agate Digital
Date published:   2012
ISBN: 9781572844254 (DRM-EPUB)

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