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One year before last November’s presidential election, the Bush-Cheney and Kerry-Edwards campaign granted Newsweek reporters unprecedented access to their campaigns in exchange for promises not to reveal any information until after the election. A look behind the scenes of the 2004 election.
- Evan Thomas assistant managing editor at Newsweek, is the author of "Back from the Dead: How Clinton Survived the Republican Revolution," "Robert Kennedy: His Life," and "John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy."
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