(Applause Books). The complete scripts to two of Larry Gelbart's most popular and powerful political satires. Review of Mastergate : "If George Orwell were a gag writer, he could have written Mastergate. Larry Gelbart's scathingly funny takeoff on the Iran-Contra hearings is a spiky cactus flower in the desert of American political theatre." Jack Kroll, Newsweek . Review of Power Failure : "There is in his broad etching all the ethical outrage of an Arthur Miller kvetching. And, oh, so much more fun!" Carolyn Clay, The Boston Phoenix .