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Book Party for Senator Alan Simpson and Donald Hardy, "Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson"

Donald Hardy

About the Program

Book TV attended a book party for the publication of "Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson," written by Sen. Simpson's former press secretary and chief of staff, Donald Hardy.  Guests included: former Vice President Dick Cheney, Lynn Cheney, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Ginni Thomas, former Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta, former Senator Elizabeth Dole, Representative John Dingell, Librarian of Congress James Billington, former Senator Chuck Robb, Lynda Robb, Senator Michael Enzi, Sam Donaldson, Nina Totenberg, Bob Woodward, Mark Shields, and Ann Compton.   

About the Authors

Donald Hardy

Donald Hardy served as Sen. Alan Simpson's press secretary and chief of staff for 18 years.  He later served as Director of Government Affairs at the Smithsonian Institution.   


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Book Party for Senator Alan Simpson and Donald Hardy, "Shooting from the Lip: The Life of Senator Al Simpson"

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  • Sunday, March 11th at 11am (ET)
  • Saturday, March 10th at 8am (ET)
  • Monday, February 27th at 4am (ET)
  • Sunday, February 26th at 7pm (ET)
  • Saturday, February 25th at 11pm (ET)
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