David Wise (review date 13 August 1989)
SOURCE: "Just Say Nuke 'Em," in New York Times Book Review, August 13, 1989, p. 9.
[In the following review, Wise offers a tempered assessment of Clear and Present Danger, which he describes as "a ponderous thriller."]
"It was odd, Cutter thought, how ideas grow. First the President had made an intemperate remark after learning that the cousin of a close friend had died of a drug overdose."
Next thing you know, Vice Adm. James Cutter, the President's national security adviser (and a certified...
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