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By John Davis
Columnist 

More recent reading

I’m still reading a lot of books, some of which are very good. I checked out two books from our library which impressed me. “Eyewitness to Power” was written by David Gergen and it’s a first-rate memoir by a man who worked directly for presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton. You still see Gergen commenting on TV periodically and his observations are always fair and full of insight. In his book, Gergen invariably provides new information and his opinions are enhanced by his objectivity.

 

November 28, 2017



I’m still reading a lot of books, some of which are very good. I checked out two books from our library which impressed me. “Eyewitness to Power” was written by David Gergen and it’s a first-rate memoir by a man who worked directly for presidents Nixon, Ford, Reagan, and Clinton. You still see Gergen commenting on TV periodically and his observations are always fair and full of insight. In his book, Gergen invariably provides new information and his opinions are enhanced by his objectivity.

Gergen’s comments about Ronald Reagan surprised me. I wasn’t surprised that he rated Rea...



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