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Locked in the Cabinet

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ISBN-10: 0375700617

ISBN-13: 9780375700613

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert B. Reich

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Locked in the Cabinetis a close-up view of the way things work, and often don't work, at the highest levels of government--and a uniquely personal account by the man whose ideas inspired and animated much of the Clinton campaign of 1992 and who became the cabinet officer in charge of helping ordinary Americans get better jobs. Robert B. Reich, writer, teacher, social critic--and a friend of the Clintons since they were all in their twenties--came to be known as the "conscience  of the Clinton administration and one of the most successful Labor Secretaries in history. Here is his sometimes hilarious, sometimes poignant chronicle of trying to put ideas and ideals into practice. With wit,…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/3/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.28" wide x 8.00" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Robert B. Reich is a writer, educator, politician, and advisor. He was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania on June 24, 1946. He earned a B.A. at Dartmouth College in 1968 and received a Rhodes scholarship to attend Oxford University, where he earned his M.A. in 1970. In 1973, he received his J.D. from Yale University. Reich was an assistant to the Solicitor General in the U.S. Department of Justice from 1974 to 1976. He directed the policy planning staff of the Federal Trade Commission from 1976 to 1981 and taught on the faculty of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government from 1981 to 1992. He served as the 22nd Secretary of Labor from 1993 to 1997 under President Bill Clinton.…