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

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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


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About the author (1991)

Gilbert is a former reporter for the Washington Post.

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