By George Stephanopoulos
All Too Human is a new-generation political memoir, written from the clean standpoint of 1 who obtained his arms at the levers of amazing strength at an early age. At thirty, the writer was once at invoice Clinton's part in the course of the presidential crusade of 1992, & for the subsequent 5 years he used to be not often greater than a step clear of the president & his different advisers at each very important second of the 1st time period. What Liar's Poker did to Wall road, this ebook will do to politics. it really is an irreverent & intimate portrait of the way the nation's weighty company is carried out by means of humans whose egos & idiosyncrasies aren't any sturdier than someone else's. together with sharp pictures of the Clintons, Al Gore, Dick Morris, Colin Powell, & rankings of others, in addition to candid & revelatory money owed of the well-known debacles & triumphs of an management that regularly went excessive, All Too Human is, like its writer, an excellent mixture of pragmatic perception & idealism. it truly is destined to be crucial & enduring publication to come back out of the Clinton management.
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6982 Name: Lyons, Joseph Alias: Joseph P. Lyons Crime: Larceny from Dwelling Term: 1–7 Yrs. : 10-27-39 From: Wyandotte Race: White My Grandfather’s Prison 31 At the bottom of the card, for information about the prisoner’s discharge, there was no date recorded. ” I reviewed his Kansas prison records at the state historical society in Topeka. I found another prison jacket for him at the Missouri state capital in Jefferson City, and then records from a third incarceration back again in Kansas. Joseph P.
He made it in time; he saw his mother and she died, and then he was returned to the home in Atchison. ” The young Lyons family was equally poor, equally desperate and suffering. In all Joseph and Mary had seven children, and my grandfather, the next to last, was named for his grandfather in Ire- My Grandfather’s Prison 27 land, James Lyons. The couple had followed two waves of famine Irish to America. Twenty years before Joseph and Mary landed, Irish immigrants already made up a fifth of the community’s unskilled labor force.
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All Too Human by George Stephanopoulos