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James Baker
(1930-____) born on
Apr 28
US government official. He was Secretary of State under Bush, 1989-92; Secretary of Treasury under Reagan, 1985-88; and Reagan's chief of staff, 1981-85.
         
   
F
You don't need to know who's playing on the White House tennis court to be a good president. A president has many roles.

R
Sometimes you move publicly, sometimes privately. Sometimes quietly, sometimes at the top of your voice.
A
Never let the other fellow set the agenda.
N
Sometimes an active policy is best advanced by doing nothing until the right time -- or never.
K
Who could not be moved by the sight of that poor, demoralized rabble, outwitted, outflanked, outmanoeuvered by the U.S. military? Yet, given time, I think the press will bounce back.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Miami," ch. 15, by Joan Didion, 1987.
R: In "Time," 19 Mar 1990.
A: In "Daily Telegraph" (London), 15 Nov 1988.
N: In "Time," 19 Mar 1990.
K: In "Guardian" (London), 26 Mar 1991; said of war correspondents.
   


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