Ex-Ambassador Wilson to Name Names
Former Ambassador Joseph C. Wilson will reveal the name of the person he thinks leaked his wife's identity as an undercover CIA officer in a book due out in May, his publisher said Tuesday....
Publishers Lunch has more:
Carroll & Graf editor-in-chief Philip Turner tells Lunch that Wilson acts as both a memoirist and reporter in the book. Wilson's theory on the leak draws on his research skills: "He has many sources among journalists who have been covering the story," Turner says. "Many of them would seem to be more comfortable talking to Joe than reporting on the story" directly. Wilson’s postulations also stitch together "a connected-chain-of-events," drawing on personal experiences, other sources, and "things that people in the Administration have said."
As for columnist Robert Novak, who was the one to actually publish Valerie Plame's name last summer (citing two anonymous leaks), Turner says, "There's some damning stuff in the book about Novak that no one knows about, including a story that pulls the whole picture together."...
Interesting. (Preorder here if you like.)