Book Discussion on Codename: Scarlett
Jeanne Simon talked about her book Codename: Scarlett : Life on the Campaign Trail by the Wife of a Presidential Candidate, published by… read more
Jeanne Simon talked about her book Codename: Scarlett : Life on the Campaign Trail by the Wife of a Presidential Candidate, published by Continuum International Publishing. In her book the wife of Democrtic Senator Paul Simon of Illinois discusses the ups and downs of life on the presidential campaign trail for the 1988 election. The title of her book was taken from Senator Simon’s codename assigned by the Secret Service. Mrs. Simon candidly discusses campaigning strategies and analyzes the electoral process, specifically the role of the Iowa caucus. She details her preparation for television interviews and speaking in front of diverse crowds in addition to planning her daughter’s wedding. close
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