Work Hard, Study-- and Keep Out of Politics!
Adventures and Lessons From An Unexpected Public LifeBook - 2006
White House Chief of Staff (twice), Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, and campaign chairman for three different candidates in five successive presidential campaigns - few people have lived and breathed politics as deeply as James Baker. Now, with candour and Texas-style storytelling, and not a few surprises, he takes us into his thirty-five years behind the scenes.
None of it was planned. His grandfather, the "Captain," drilled this advice into him- " Work hard, study . . . and keep out of politics!