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The pact : Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, and the rivalry that defined a generation

Author: Steven M Gillon
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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A fascinating look at politics American style, The Pact offers a riveting account of two of America's most charismatic and influential leaders, detailing both, their differences and their striking similarities, and highlighting the profound and lasting impact the tumultuous 1960s had on both their personal and political lives. With the cooperation of both President Clinton and Speaker Gingrich, interviews with key  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gillon, Steven M.
Pact.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)607851080
Online version:
Gillon, Steven M.
Pact.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)609240997
Named Person: Bill Clinton; Newt Gingrich; Bill / 1946- Clinton; Newt Gingrich; Bill Clinton; Newt Gingrich; Bill Clinton; Newt Gingrich; Bill Clinton; Newt Gingrich
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven M Gillon
ISBN: 9780195322781 0195322789
OCLC Number: 173368028
Description: xviii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Growing up --
It's the '60s, stupid --
Paths to power --
Newt Gingrich: wedges and magnets --
Bill Clinton: the "new democrat" --
The critical year: 1992 --
First-term blues --
The revolution --
Fighting back --
Budget battles --
Winning re-election --
We can trust him --
You ain't seen nothing yet --
Monica changed everything --
Because we can --
The end of reform --
60's legacies.
Responsibility: Steven M. Gillon.
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