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When the Pentagon Was for Sale: Inside America's Biggest Defense Scandal
by Andy Pasztor
The reporter who covered the Defense Department for The Wall Street Journal now reveals the rampant defense industry corruption during the Reagan years--and how the Clinton administration is paying the price of the biggest Pentagon scandals in history.
Published December 31st 1995 by Scribner Book Company
(first published September 1st 1995)
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Sep 17, 2007 Nathan rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Years ago, HBO released an original movie called "The Pentagon Wars". It had Kelsy Grammar in it, and was a bitter, twisted, deeply amusing take on some of the most ridiculous Pentagon spending scandals of the 80's, and included some scenes so ridiculous you'd never believe them. Only they were real, and not particularly funny. When the Pentagon was for Sale chronicles illegal spending abuses under President Ronald Reagan and shows us just how out-of-control the Military Industrial Complex has c ...more