January 2008
World Almanac & Book of Facts;2008, p4
Reference Entry
An almanac entry for the top ten news topics in 2007 is presented. U.S. President George W. Bush on January 10, 2007 outlined a new war strategy in Iraq. The Bush Administration faced several political crises, including the March 6 conviction of vice-presidential aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby. Consumer confidence sank as multiple high-profile products tainted with Chinese raw materials were recalled.


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