Speaker: lessons from forty years in coaching and politics.

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Notes on front and endpapers concerning the author's family life, personality, thoughts on politicians he served with in the Senate and places the author traveled while a politician. Examples include: “I'm not a sermonizer and I don't give lectures on morality,” “hate reading speeches,” “I need to be on the House floor,” “Upton Sinclair - The Jungle,” “D.C. - people don't pay attention,” “Gore caved on everything,” and “Newt was impulsive.” Annotations by Brian Lamb in the margins and underlining of pertinent phrases throughout the book.

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Hastert, Dennis, “Speaker: lessons from forty years in coaching and politics.,” One Book. One Author. One Hour., accessed October 7, 2022, http://booknotes.gmu.edu/items/show/692.

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Title

Speaker: lessons from forty years in coaching and politics.

Creator

Hastert, Dennis

Date

2004
Program air date: August 15, 2004

Description

Denny Hastert is one of the most powerful men in America - and yet chances are you know little or nothing about him. And Denny Hastert likes it that way. Not because he has anything to hide, but because he doesn't care about who gets the credit. He just wants to get the job done for the American people.."In Speaker: Lessons from Forty Years of Coaching and Politics, Denny Hastert breaks his silence to tell a remarkable American story: how he grew up among the fields of Northern Illinois, made a name for himself as a high school and collegiate wrestler, became a high school wrestling and football coach and civics teacher...and eventually found himself teaching, and learning about, civics in the most important forum in the world - the United States Congress as Speaker of the House, the third most powerful man in government."--BOOK JACKET.

Subject

"Hastert, Dennis, 1942-"
"Hastert, Dennis, 1942---Philosophy."
"United States. Congress. House--Speakers--Biography."
"Legislators--United States--Biography."
"Wrestling coaches--Illinois--Biography."

Source

Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection
Gift of Brian Lamb, 2011.

Publisher

Regnery
George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections & Archives

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Language

eng

Identifier

2499702
089526126X