Turque, a Washington correspondent for Newsweek, unveils the true motivations, ideals, and idiosyncrasies of one of Washington's most inscrutable men. He looks at Gore's lonely childhood as the product of ambitious political parents who groomed him for the presidency, and illuminates how personal tragedies have shaped his political life. He uncovers the genesis of Gore's questionable fund-raising, and of a political platform laden with safe planks such as bioethics, global warming, and the Internet. Includes b&w photos.
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