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Reagan's Mandate: Anecdotes from Inside Washington's Iron Triangle Paperback – March 5, 2009
Barbara McLennan could be Forrest Gump except her involvement is far from being simply an observer. This remarkable memoir offers rare glimpses of Congress and the executive branch.
--Peggy Morrissette, Special Assistant to President Ronald Reagan
This unique account of our country's most recent transformational budget, tax, and trade legislation is a must read for anyone concerned with understanding change afoot in Washington today.
--Rick Oliver, CEO of American Sentinel University
This new memoir is a fascinating account of Ms. McLennan's time as a Congressional staffer during the Reagan administration. --Barnes & Noble Events
Barbara McLennan's book describes how Congress, lobbies and the administration changed our national government thirty years ago. The book is a glimpse of the Reagan administration from someone who was there. --The Virginia Gazette
Barbara McLennan describes her transition from univerity professor to Congressional staffer to Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Information and Analysis. --University of Wisconsin Letters and Science Today --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
Listed in Who¿s Who in America and Who¿s Who in the World, Dr. McLennan holds a Ph.D. in Political Science as well as a JD. She served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Trade Information and Analysis and as Industry Economist with the US Treasury. A former association executive, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University and the College of William and Mary, author, and lecturer on tax, international trade, investment, and telecommunications regulation, she testified before the US Congress on tax, trade and investment issues. Dr. McLennan is widely published, having throughout her career prepared technical and policy papers on investment, trade and tax issues. She has published four books, four law review articles, more than a dozen research reports, nine contributions to books, and numerous magazine and academic journal articles. Dr. McLennan has been a professor at several universities. Her academic publications include a text book on comparative political systems, a major contribution to the teaching literature which was used in university courses for over ten years. This book received favorable reviews, described by the publisher as ¿a break-through book, cohesive yet wide-ranging in nature and, in general, a superb synthesis with original conclusions of the best in contemporary comparative politics research.¿ It was published in two separate editions, Comparative Politics and Public Policy, (Duxbury Press, 1980) and Comparative Political Systems: Developed and Developing Nations, (Duxbury Press, 1975). As editor and contributor she also published two books of readings, Political Opposition and Dissent (The Dunellen Company, 1973), and Crime in Urban Society (The Dunellen Company, 1970).
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