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By Rob Armstrong

overlaying executive: A Civics guide for newshounds is the single unmarried resource of speedy and concise details at the workings of yankee executive in any respect degrees. Spurred via fresh, hugely charged political occasions reminiscent of the contested Presidential election, Armstrong, a 25-year CBS information radio and tv correspondent, has compiled the data newshounds have to comprehend and record the tales which are breaking throughout them. masking executive is, certainly, a useful device -- moveable, uncomplicated, and with adequate textual content to hide each one topic with no turning into a scholarly tome. via annotated listings, comparative tables, and explanatory textual content, the writer employs an array of the way to current the main details on governmental techniques at federal, kingdom, and native degrees. perfect for operating newspeople in all media, protecting govt additionally serves as a secondary textual content and source for college students in journalism and political science.

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