IN MY TIME

Dick Cheney: Book Will Have ‘Heads Exploding’

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Let’s hope Dick Cheney isn’t overselling his new book. The former vice president said his memoir will have “heads exploding” all over Washington, D.C. Cheney made his comments in a Dateline interview, scheduled to air on Aug. 29. Cheney says his memoir, In My Time, will cover the September 11 terrorist attacks, his opinions on former President Bush, former secretaries of state Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell, and private conversations between Cheney and Bush about whether Saddam Hussein was a threat prior to the invasion of Iraq in 2003. And one more thing: Cheney says he kept a secret resignation letter in a safe in case of a catastrophic health emergency—because, he said, “there is no mechanism for getting rid of a vice president who can’t function.”