Life Among the Cannibals: A Political Career, a Tea Party Uprising, and the End of Governing As We Know Itby Sen. Arlen Specter
A revealing memoir of how Washington is changing---and not for the better
During a storied thirty-year career in the U.S. Senate, Arlen Specter rose to Judiciary Committee chairman, saved and defeated Supreme Court nominees, championed NIH funding, wrote watershed crime laws, always staying defiantly independent, "The/i>/i>/i>/i>
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I really enjoyed reading this book about Arlen Spectoer. I'm not from Pennsylvania but I learned a lot about it. I watched him on talk shows and C-Span. It's about politics and the great will and spirit that kept him going, a cancer survivor twice. I'm afraid we will not see the likes of him again soon. If congress does not learn to compromize, we will be deadlocked I like biograghies and United States history, this book meets that test.