TITLE

Alberto Gonzales

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Background Information Summaries;2006, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
This article reports on U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, the grandson of immigrants from Mexico and the only one of his parents' eight children to attend college. Gonzales has been the leading legal counsel to U.S. President George W. Bush since Bush was governor of Texas starting in the mid-1990s. As such Gonzales has been at the center of the Bush administration's war on terror launched in the wake of the September 11, 2001 al Qaeda attacks on New York and Washington. Gonzales has been instrumental in helping formulate and justify a series of controversial Bush administration policies regarding the war on terror.
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20931393

 

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