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Books by and about 2020 presidential candidates
Crippled America,
by Donald J. Trump (2015)
Fire and Fury,
by Michael Wolff (2018)
Trump Revealed,
by Michael Kranish and Marc Fisher (2016)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2016)
Promise Me, Dad ,
by Joe Biden (2017)
The Book of Joe ,
by Jeff Wilser (2019; biography of Joe Biden)
The Truths We Hold,
by Kamala Harris (2019)
Smart on Crime,
by Kamala Harris (2010)
Guide to Political Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2017)
Where We Go From Here,
by Bernie Sanders (2018)
Our Revolution,
by Bernie Sanders (2016)
This Fight Is Our Fight,
by Elizabeth Warren (2017)
United,
by Cory Booker (2016)
Conscience of a Conservative,
by Jeff Flake (2017)
Two Paths,
by Gov. John Kasich (2017)
Every Other Monday,
by Rep. John Kasich (2010)
Courage is Contagious,
by John Kasich (1998)
Shortest Way Home,
by Pete Buttigieg (2019)
Becoming,
by Michelle Obama (2018)
Higher Loyalty,
by James Comey (2018)
The Making of Donald Trump,
by David Cay Johnston (2017)
Higher Loyalty ,
by James Comey (2018)
Trump vs. Hillary On The Issues ,
by Jesse Gordon (2016)
Outsider in the White House,
by Bernie Sanders (2015)

Book Reviews

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Speeches at the Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University's Insitute of Politics)


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    Citation from speeches at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government/Institute of Politics:
  • JFK Library Foundation 2021 Profile in Courage Award to Mitt Romney, 5/26/2021
  • JFK Library Foundation 2019 Profile in Courage Award to Speaker Nancy Pelosi, May 19, 2019
  • Harvard Gazette, "Reflections of an envoy," by Brett Milano, November 28, 2018
  • JFK Library Foundation 2017 Profile in Courage Award to President Barack H. Obama , March 2, 2017
  • (On Susan Collins): Harvard Kennedy School/Institute of Politics press release, 10/13/2016
  • JFK Library Foundation 2016 Profile in Courage Award to Gov. Dannel Malloy, May 1, 2016
  • (On Andrew Cuomo): Speech at Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership, 11/17/2015
  • JFK Library Foundation 2015 Profile in Courage Award to Rep. Bob Inglis, May 3, 2015
  • (On Jim Gilmore): Harvard's Kennedy School of Government Forum "Ready America", 4/16/2015
  • JFK Library Foundation 2014 Profile in Courage Award to President George H.W. Bush, May 2014
  • JFK Library Foundation 2013 Profile in Courage Award to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, May 2013
  • (On Martin O`Malley): Speech at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, 12/6/2006
  • (On Doris Haddock): Speech at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, 12/6/2006
  • (On Gary Bauer): Speech at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, 10/2/2003 & 3/31/2006
  • Belfer Center: "The U.S. Military: Under Strain and at Risk", by Wesley Clark, Susan Rice, Madeleine Albright, et al.; Jan. 2006
  • Nieman Foundation, 'How I Hate the Media,' by Mike Mulcahy, June 15, 2000
  • (On Bill Bradley, Rudy Giuliani & Hillary Clinton): Speech at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, 4/13/1998
  • (On Gary Bauer): Speech at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, 4/13/1998 & 10/29/1998
  • (On Bill Bradley): Speech at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, 9/29/1997
  • (On Steve Forbes): Speech at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, 10/4/1996
  • (On Steve Forbes): Speech at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, 11/27/1995
  • (On Christie Todd Whitman & Bill Bradley): Speech at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, 11/27/1995
  • (On Steve Forbes): Speech at Kennedy School of Govt, 11/27/1995

 OnTheIssues.org excerpts:  (click on issues for details)
Abortion
    Steve Forbes: Restrictions now; persuasion to make them disappear.
Budget & Economy
    Martin O`Malley: Concentration of wealth leads to worse economy for all.
    George Bush Sr.: Profile in Courage for establishing pay-as-you-go rule.
    Karen Bass: Profile in Courage for addressing CA financial crisis.
    Steve Forbes: Set money supply via gold prices to lower interest rates.
Civil Rights
    Caroline Kennedy: In male-dominated Japan, support as first female ambassador.
    Jim Gilmore: Never allow terrorists limit our commitment to liberty.
    Christie Todd Whitman: Do not allow president’s power to corrupt feminist values.
    Gary Bauer: Gay agenda opposed when it involves the rest of the public.
    Gary Bauer: Encourages converting gays to straight marriage.
    Gary Bauer: Let states make gay laws-majority wants traditional values.
    Bill Bradley: Amendment: political spending is not free speech.
Corporations
    Martin O`Malley: Break up too-big-to-fail banks before they break us.
Drugs
    Rudy Giuliani: Drug policy should be an integral part of foreign policy.
    Steve Forbes: Societal self-help is like 1820s Temperance Movement.
Education
    Steve Forbes: Inner city schools: Parental choice over bureaucracy.
    Steve Forbes: Parental control will work even in inner cities.
Energy & Oil
    Bob Inglis: Profile in Courage for reversing position on climate change.
    Christie Todd Whitman: Don't say "no" to drilling nor wind farms.
    Christie Todd Whitman: There should be a mandatory cap on emissions.
    Christie Todd Whitman: Practical to require car companies to increase gas mileage.
Environment
    Christie Todd Whitman: Expect $500B to repair aging water infrastructure.
Families & Children
    Caroline Kennedy: Praises Japan for reproductive rights & family leave.
    Hillary Clinton: “It Takes a Village” is about relationships, not geography.
Foreign Policy
    Gary Bauer: America should advance & protect freedom worldwide.
    Gary Bauer: Three principles of a moral foreign policy.
    Gary Bauer: End of Cold War does not end US involvement abroad.
    Gary Bauer: Moral obligation to speak out for Chinese Christians.
Free Trade
    Gary Bauer: Corporations should serve America as well as shareholders.
    Gary Bauer: Chinese policy should be based on morality, not trade.
    Gary Bauer: Free trade with China makes us forget our deepest values.
    Gary Bauer: Target sanctions against companies owned by Chinese Army.
    Gary Bauer: When we invest in China, they play us for suckers.
Government Reform
    Andrew Cuomo: I believe in a collective vision, not individual outcomes.
    Doris Haddock: Democracy is the antidote for corruption.
    Bill Bradley: Amendment: political spending is not free speech.
    Bill Bradley: Citizen distrust of gov’t is based on money in politics.
    Bill Bradley: Airwaves are public property; use them as public forum.
    Bill Bradley: To qualify for funding, candidates must debate.
    Steve Forbes: Term limits needed to open system to citizens.
    Steve Forbes: Eliminate Commerce Dept, FCC, & other ‘alphabet agencies’.
Gun Control
    Gabby Giffords: Profile in Courage for promoting responsible gun ownership.
Health Care
    Nancy Pelosi: Profile in Courage: passed ObamaCare & lost Speakership.
    Susan Collins: Multi-year increase for NIH funding for biomedical research.
    Steve Forbes: Medicare reform: Power to consumers, not bureaucracy.
Homeland Security
    Jim Gilmore: Fighting terrorism too important for partisan politics.
    Jim Gilmore: Was Governor of Virginia during 9/11 Pentagon attack.
    Madeleine Albright: Use civilians where possible; military reserves predictably.
    Susan Rice: Use civilians where possible; military reserves predictably.
    Wesley Clark: Use civilians where possible; military reserves predictably.
    Gary Bauer: Expand NATO; stay engaged abroad; stop defense cuts.
    Gary Bauer: Build SDI - don’t leave our citizens defenseless.
Immigration
    Dan Malloy: Profile in Courage for welcoming Syrian refugees.
    Andrew Cuomo: Post-9/11 anxiety causes demonization of immigrants.
Principles & Values
    Mitt Romney: Profile in Courage for cross-party impeachment.
    Barack Obama: Profile in Courage Award for grace under pressure.
    Susan Collins: Partisanship is a pendulum; parties will move back to center.
    Jesse Ventura: Tried to set ground rules for interviews, limiting questions.
    Jesse Ventura: Religion a "crutch for weak-minded people".
    Gary Bauer: Freedom requires virtue; freedom means “liberty under God”.
    Gary Bauer: It’s the “American Century” because of America’s values.
    Steve Forbes: We won the Cold War; why isn’t US a better place to live?
    Steve Forbes: For 80 years, we focused on war; now focus at home.
    Steve Forbes: Values and economics are one and the same.
    Steve Forbes: Spending contributions is like spending taxes; Steve won’t.
Tax Reform
    Martin O`Malley: Trickle-Down tax cuts underinvest in our nation.
    Paul Ryan: OpEd: plenty of tax loopholes; but mostly for middle class.
    Steve Forbes: Charitable deduction gone under Flat Tax; but giving is not.
    Steve Forbes: Bible has 700,000 words; Tax Code has 7 million. Junk it.
    Steve Forbes: Tax system fosters corruption and moral breakdown.
    Steve Forbes: Flat income tax with large exemptions; no savings taxes.
    Steve Forbes: Income taxes simple enough to file on a postcard.
Technology
    Doris Haddock: Internet creates people-powered democracy.
    Steve Forbes: Free economy will make PCs available to the poor.
    Steve Forbes: Market ensures people won’t get left behind with high tech.
War & Peace
    Joe Biden: Iran has some fissile material, but no nuclear weapons.
    Madeleine Albright: Military should convert from conventional war to new needs.
    Susan Rice: Military should convert from conventional war to new needs.
    Wesley Clark: Military should convert from conventional war to new needs.
    Gary Bauer: Mideast peace requires a strong and viable Israel.
    Gary Bauer: Mideast: Bring message of freedom to Arab world.
Welfare & Poverty
    Martin O`Malley: Core of American character is economic opportunity for all.
    Rudy Giuliani: Govt stabilizes business; businesses provide jobs.
    Steve Forbes: ‘Homestead Act’ for tenants to own projects.
    Steve Forbes: Free economy will make PCs available to the poor.
    Steve Forbes: Charitable deduction gone under Flat Tax; but giving is not.
    Steve Forbes: Supports Enterprise Zones as welfare opportunity.


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