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When: Monday, October 19, 2015
Where: Private residence in Silver Spring (address to be provided with ticket purchase confirmation)
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm
About the author:
Ronald Reagan’s policies sparked an American renaissance, but the economic theory that underpinned America’s success was pioneered by a star professional quarterback turned self-taught intellectual and “bleeding-heart conservative” – Jack Kemp.
About the book:
Morton Kondracke and Fred Barnes trace Kemp’s life, from his childhood through his professional football career to his influential years as a congressman and cabinet secretary. They illuminate his role in a pivotal period in American history which offers lessons for the politics of today. Jack Kemp didn’t just challenge the Democratic establishment. He also encouraged his fellow Republicans to be growth (not austerity) minded, open their tent to minorities and blue-collar workers, battle poverty and discrimination, and once again become “the party of Lincoln.” Kemp approached politics the same way he played quarterback for the Buffalo Bills: with a refusal to accept defeat.
Jack Kemp remains a model for what politics ought to be.
(Monday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm