The Gentleman from Georgia

The Gentleman from Georgia

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qThis book gives the reader an intimate view of Newt Gingrich from the perspective of a former colleague, close friend, and member of Gingrich's staff. This insider's view shows Gingrich as an ambitious person, from his childhood to his climb to power, from early involvement in politics to the pinnacle of success as Speaker of the House, and finally his fall from grace in the aftermath of the 1998 general election.q qAlong the way, the story of Gingrich's personal and political problems and triumphs is revealed, from his controversial first divorce and scandalous ethics problems and his early campaign losses. We also see his rise to national prominence and influence, the development of qNewt, Inc.q and his involvement in the qnecessary revolution.q Finally, by detailing Gingrich's life experiences from childhood to adulthood the nature and development of his conservatism is examined.q--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights ReservedIf counties were taken from them to give to Newt they would have to take someone elsea#39;s counties to make up for what they had lost ... Paulding County was adjacent to perhaps the most Republican county in Georgia, Cobb, and the population ... He agreed with the need to speed up economic growth and provide more jobs.

Title:The Gentleman from Georgia
Author:Mel Steely
Publisher:Mercer University Press - 2000-01-01


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