Bush will discuss Iraq, 9/11, financial crisis in book

In his upcoming memoir, Decision Points, former president George W. Bush will recount some of the high and low points of his presidency, ranging from sending troops to Afghanistan and Iraq to his victorious 2004 reelection campaign to his administration's response to Hurricane Katrina.

Bush released a video Friday to promote the book, which is due out Nov. 9 -- in time for the Christmas shopping season, but after the election. Set against a black background, Bush speaks directly to the camera and tells viewers what to expect.

"I decided to take an untraditional approach," Bush says. "Rather than provide an exhaustive chronological account of my life and years in office, I wanted to give readers a glimpse of the presidency from my perspective." Hence the idea to focus on major decisions, he explains.

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