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Laton McCartney

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Laton McCartney is the author of the national bestseller Friends in High Places: The Bechtel Story–The Most Secret Corporation and How It Engineered the World and The Teapot Dome Scandal, and Across the Great Divide: Robert Stuart and the Discovery of the Oregon Trail. McCartney has written extensively on business, finance, and politics for many national magazines. He and his wife, Nancy, divide their time between Wyoming and New York.

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Friends In High Places
The Bechtel Story : The Most Secret Corporation and How It Engineered the World
Written by Laton McCartney


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: April 8, 1989
Price: $19.00

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The Teapot Dome Scandal
How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country
Written by Laton McCartney


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

Laton McCartney tells how Big Oil handpicked Warren G. Harding, an obscure Ohio senator, to serve as our twenty-third president. Harding and his “oil cabinet” made it possible for cronies to secure vast fuel reserves that had been set aside for use by the U.S. Navy. In exchange, the oilmen paid... Read more >
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The Teapot Dome Scandal
How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country
Written by Laton McCartney


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $11.99

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