Hacks : the inside story of the break-ins and breakdowns that put Donald Trump in the White House
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New York : Hachette Books, 2017.
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First edition.
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xx, 268 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9780316478519, 0316478512

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Includes index.
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"Donna Brazile's explosive book is the first insider account of the Russian hacking of the DNC and the missteps by the Clinton campaign and Obama administration that enabled Donald Trump's victory. In June 2016 the Washington Post first reported that Russian hackers had penetrated the Democratic National Committee. Barely a month later, these cyber criminals--which the U.S. government later confirmed as Russian intelligence operatives--posted thousands of damaging emails online. These documents seemed to confirm Bernie Sanders supporters' belief that the DNC had become a tool of the Clinton campaign well before the convention. The hacking's fallout was swift and devastating--and the attack wasn't even over. As chaos threatened to consume the party, Democrats turned to a familiar figure to right the ship: Donna Brazile. Known to millions from her frequent TV appearances, Brazile was no stranger to high stakes and dirty opponents. The longtime Democratic strategist had a reputation in Washington as a one-stop shop for fixing sticky problems. What Brazile found at the DNC, however, was unlike anything she had experienced before--and much worse than is commonly known. The party was beset by infighting, scandal, and hubris, while reeling from a brazen and wholly unprecedented attempt by a foreign power to influence the presidential election. Plus, its nominee, Hillary Clinton, faced an opponent who broke every rule in the political playbook. Packed with never-before-reported revelations about what went down in 2016, Hacks is a campaign thriller with vital lessons for anyone who cares about free and fair elections. Only by laying bare the missteps, miscalculations, and crimes of 2016, Brazile contends, will Americans be able to salvage their democracy."--Dust jacket flap.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Brazile, D. (2017). Hacks: the inside story of the break-ins and breakdowns that put Donald Trump in the White House (First edition.). Hachette Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brazile, Donna, 1959-. 2017. Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House. New York: Hachette Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Brazile, Donna, 1959-. Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House New York: Hachette Books, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Brazile, Donna. Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House First edition., Hachette Books, 2017.

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