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Shining Knight of the Post-Reagan Right
David Osborne, author of Reinventing Government, wrote this
seminal Newt
article all the way back in 1984. It includes the famous story of Newt
making his first wife discuss divorce terms while she lay in a hospital
bed, recuperating from cancer surgery.
Master of Disaster
David Beers wrote about Newt’s rise to power in
Congress in this article, from the October 1989 issue of Mother Jones.

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