An account of GeorgeW. Bush's accomplishments in office, by an administration insider and Washington Post columnist. A former chief speechwriter for President GeorgeW. Bush, MarcA. Thiessen offers a record of Bush's two terms and the events and policies that shaped themincluding his response to the devastating attacks of 9/11. In chapters covering the economy, education, foreign policy, health care, disaster response, immigration, and a number of other topics, this book offers an in-depth look at this period in presidential history and its effects on both America and the world.