What I Saw at the Revolution: A Political Life in the Reagan Era (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)
What I Saw at the Revolution A Political Life in the Reagan Era - G K Hall Large Print Book Series Author:Peggy Noonan As a special assistant to the president, Peggy Noonan worked with Ronald Reagan, and with Vice President George H. W. Bush, on some of their most famous and memorable speeches. In her thoroughly engaging and critically acclaimed memoir, Noonan shows us the world behind the words. Her sharp and vivid portraits of the Reagans, Bush, and a host of ... more »Washington’s movers and shakers are rendered in inimitable, witty prose. And her priceless account of what it was like to be a speechwriter among bureaucrats, and a woman in the last bastion of male power, makes this a Washington memoir that breaks the mold—as spirited, sensitive, and thoughtful as Peggy Noonan herself.« less
this is the imaginative speechwriter who coined the "thousand points of light" that put a president in the world spotlight & designated the speech as one of the best ever written. this white house staffer gives eyewitness accounts of life behind the scenes & dealing with the president's wife when everyone in the whitehouse hides out from her.