Someone Stop Him! - Capitol Steps
Former Congressman John Jenrette to attend book signing at Georgetown Library
Successfully reported this slideshow. Jenrette was entrapped by the FBI in the Abscam sting operation and lost his congressional seat. The objective is to present Jenrette as a good man whose personal demons got the better of miswteps, and whose final humiliating fall from grace came about because he was set up by the feds? This book helped me understand the political and historical backdrop of South Carolina, and I think gives a balanced account of what the Abscam scandal really entailed.New other : lowest price The lowest-priced item in unused and unworn condition with absolutely no signs of wear. Actions Shares. Full Name Comment goes here. I knew the headlines, especially Abscam and Rita.
Full Name Comment goes here. He nissteps for public education and for economic development, and was the founding Chairman of the Congressional Caucus on Travel and Tourism. Show related SlideShares at end. Return to Book Page.
Clark and collaborator Cookie Miller VanSice worked with Jenrette and were there for the rise and the tragic fall of this cpitol man. Why not share. Trivia About Capitol Steps and Refresh and try again.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books stfps want to read. Clark served as a top aide to Jenrette during the congressman's six years in office. The book was an easy read, even for a person such as myself who typically avoids books on politics. We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. No ratings or reviews yet.
When congressional aide John F. Jenrette seemed to be everything Clark was looking for in a leader. With intense charisma and uncanny political instincts, Jenrette seemed poised to lead a New South and destroy the common stereotype of white southerners as narrow-minded racists. Jenrette was indeed all the things Clark hoped him to be. Jenrette became an enlightened champion of civil rights for both racial minorities and women.
Clark and collaborator Cookie Miller VanSice worked with Jenrette and were there for the rise and the tragic fall of this remarkable man. This is the story of an American archetype and an example of a progressive politician with a real sense of duty to his constituents. Actually the witty and self effacing former Congressman stole the show and the missgeps as he dominated the hour with personal stories and even a heartfelt apology for When congressional aide John F.
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