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8:25 am
Tue November 12, 2013

Interview: White House Correspondent Explores Evolution of Bush-Cheney Relationship

New York Times' White House correspondent and author Peter Baker. In his book "Days of Fire," Baker explores the relationship between George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.
Gabriel Cristóver Pérez/KUT News

In a piece in The New York Times, chief White House correspondent Peter Baker sent a dispatch from Dallas – where the 43rd president of the United States leads a life of self-imposed exile.

While his vice president, Dick Cheney, continues to wage war on Democrats, George W. Bush stays out of the public debate.  

That might line up with what you’d expect, if your idea of the Bush-Cheney years was one of the vice president as Darth Vader – the power behind the throne controlling Bush’s hand. 

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