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Citizen Newt

Citizen Newt The Making of a Reagan Conservative

By Craig Shirley
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.5 Stars

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On 12/4 Scotty wrote: Of all the political personalities I’ve observed over the last few decades, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is one who captured my attention — perhaps for a simple reason. There are few people, politician or otherwise, who can hold the attention of an audience by speaking intelligently, ... "Citizen Newt" is more a career history than a biography ...

Scotty's Rating:

3 Stars

On 10/23 James Pate wrote: Craig Shirley is renowned for his books about Ronald Reagan. I first heard of him when I was watching a panel on CSPAN2. The panelists were discussing Ronald Reagan’s stance towards the New Deal. One author argued that Reagan supported it, Shirley contended that Reagan opposed it, and another panelist ... Book Write-Up: Citizen Newt, by Craig Shirley

James' Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/3 Happy Elf Mom wrote: Citizen Newt: the Making of a Reagan Conservative details Gingrich's career path from college professor to Speaker of the House. It's an authorised biography that pretty much leaves out every detail of his personal life and focuses solely on the man's politics, his influence and his advocacy for the ... Citizen Newt: the Making of a Reagan Conservative

Happy Elf Mom's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/20 Clifton Ditmore wrote: Citizen Newt is a big book, over 500 pages. I have read about a fourth of it and I have skimmed the rest of it. It will be awhile before I read all of it, so I want to get on with this review. I know enough about this book now to agree with Ed Rollins, "Citizen Newt is a must-read for anyone interested ... CITIZEN NEWT---The Making Of A Reagan Conservative

Clifton's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/15 Marsha L F Randolph wrote: Biographies and autobiographies are not for everyone, even the good ones can be a long read. Generally speaking, people read biographies such as CITIZEN NEWT The Making of a Reagan Conservative because they are interested in the nuts and bolts of the person. I have not always agreed with Speaker Newt ... CITIZEN NEWT The Making of a Reagan Conservative by Craig Shirley

Marsha L F's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/12 Hanna Lei wrote: Citizen Newt, by Craig Shirley The Making of a Reagan Conservative The definitive, authorized biography of the one of the most important, provocative, and visionary political figures of our time. In one way or another Newt Gingrich has been leading a revolution for most of his life. Citizen Newt is ... Citizen Newt, Book Review

Hanna 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/4 Nancy Famolari wrote: New Gingrich is and has been a colorful and polarizing political figure. This biography does him justice. Starting with Gingrich’s youth in Pennsylvania, it moves quickly to his days as a college professor. Although the book doesn’t state it explicitly, I believe that Gingrich loved to teach. He ... The Making of a Speaker of the House

Nancy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/30 cassandra95011 wrote: I received a complimentary copy. Review- If you can get through the description of this book without being bored or losing interest, then this hugely thick book will be a great read. I found myself having to put it down a lot, and not just because it was super heavy. While the author writes clearly ... Citizen Newt By Craig Shirley Review

cassandra95011's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/28 Pairen Farsno wrote: This book had very well writing and compelling to read and there are more interesting and fascinating about how their American government works. This book was a remarkable and the most insightful and informed about the historians of modern American politics. I highly recommend to everyone must to read ... CITIZEN NEWT

Pairen's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/27 kratzy wrote: Many of us will remember the Republican revolution that brought GOP majorities to the house for years. Newt Gingrich back then was considered the author of this revolution and a celebrated house speaker. Private affairs, but also a temperament that did offend likely one too many people in the GOP spelled ... Book Review: Citizen Newt: The Making of a Reagan Conservative by Craig Shirley

kratzy's Rating:

5 Stars