Professor-Politician by Geni Certain
The Biography of Alabama Congressman Glen Browder

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Professor-Politician challenges common depictions of politics as a constant struggle of good-versus-evil and heroes-versus-villains, with "dirty politics" usually winning. The truth is that good government can prevail in Montgomery and Washington. Journalist Geni Certain recounts Glen Browder's civic adventures as one of Alabama's prominent scholars and public officials over the past half-century. This is a story of practical and reform politics told by someone specially positioned to comment on Alabama government and American democracy. Certain interviewed knowledgeable people, researched public records, and scoured the Browder Collection at Jacksonville State University for this intriguing and inspiring biography of a civic-oriented leader. Includes an autobiographical essay by Glen Browder.
 

About Geni Certain

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Journalist Geni Certain was for 13 years an editor of The Anniston Star. She also worked as the editor-in-chief of The Daily Home in Talladega before retiring. Dr. Glen Browder is Professor Emeritus of American Democracy at Jacksonville State University in Alabama; he served as U.S. Congressman, Alabama’s Secretary of State, and Alabama State Legislator. Wayne Flynt is Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Auburn University. He has won numerous teaching awards and been a Distinguished University Professor for many years
 
Published September 27, 2012 by NewSouth Books. 288 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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