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Presidents and the Peoples House: Power and Politics from the Era of McCarthy to the Age of Gingrich Jim Wright

Presidents and the Peoples House: Power and Politics from the Era of McCarthy to the Age of Gingrich

Jim Wright

Published April 1st 1996
ISBN : 9781570362781
Hardcover
528 pages
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On June 7, 1989, Jim Wright became the first Speaker of the House in American history to resign because of scandal. An ethics investigation orchestrated by then up-and-coming Representative Newt Gingrich brought about the ouster of a man who hadMoreOn June 7, 1989, Jim Wright became the first Speaker of the House in American history to resign because of scandal. An ethics investigation orchestrated by then up-and-coming Representative Newt Gingrich brought about the ouster of a man who had entered Congress in 1954. Wright now presents an eloquent, inside account of 35 years of Washington power politics. 8 pp photo insert.