The truth of the matter: my life in and out of politics

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Summit Books, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 256 pages
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A sharp, entertaining and revealing look at the life and times of one of America's most respected political strategists . . . the man who helped Jimmy Carter get elected governor and president, and who was instrumental in making Jesse Jackson a viable presidential candidate. 8 pages of photographs.

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THE TRUTH OF THE MATTER: My Life In and Out of Politics

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

If presidential candidate Al Smith was the Democratic Party's happy warrior, Bert Lance, on the evidence of the grouchy memoir at hand, ranks among the more alienated of its behind-the-scenes power ... Read full review

The truth of the matter: my life in and out of politics

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Lance's memoirs are similar in tone and focus to those of the late John Tower ( Consequences: A Personal and Political Memoir , LJ 2/1/91). Like Tower, Lance believes that he was unfairly hounded out ... Read full review

Contents

Memories
13
The Man the Governor the President
15
A New Georgia
29
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Gilbert is a former reporter for the Washington Post.

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