Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Book Cover
Book
Author Abramoff, Jack.

Title Capitol punishment : the hard truth about Washington corruption from America's most notorious lobbyist / Jack Abramoff.

Imprint Washington, DC : WND Books, c2011.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    324.4 ABR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description iii, 303 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Prologue -- You don't know Jack! -- Ronald Reagan and the Rebbe -- Backroom bribery -- What's wrong with this picture? -- K Street confidential -- New territory -- Million dollar bet -- Political golf -- In bad company -- The favor factor -- Tribal influence -- Fire up the jet, baby! -- Nightmare on K Street -- Double judgment -- Cumberland Correctional -- Conclusion: Path to reform.
Summary He's a perfect bundle of contradictions: an Orthodox Jew and upstanding family man with a staunch moral streak, caught in multiple scandals of bribery and corruption with an undercurrent of murder. Sentenced to prison in the largest scandal in Washington, Abramoff pulls back the curtain on K Street and shows the dirty underbelly of America's government-- and what steps must be taken to reform it.
Subject Abramoff, Jack.
Lobbyists -- United States.
Political corruption -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9781936488445
1936488442

 
    
Available items only