Jacob Weisberg

Slate Group

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Editor in Chief of the Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy; former columnist for the Financial Times

Jacob Weisberg on KCRW

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The presidency of  George W. Bush  began in controversy over whether he got more votes than  Al Gore.

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