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David Richmond Gergen (born May 9, 1942) was a political consultant and presidential advisor during the Republican administrations of Nixon, Ford, and Reagan. He was also a campaign staffer for George H.W. Bush's 1980 presidential campaign. While remaining a member of the Republican Party, he also served as an advisor to Democratic President Bill Clinton. May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Political consulting is the business which has grown up around advising and assisting political campaigns, primarily in the United States. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. ... Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Order: 41st President Vice President: Dan Quayle Term of office: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993 Preceded by: Ronald Reagan Succeeded by: Bill Clinton Date of birth: June 12, 1924 Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush Political party: Republican George Herbert Walker Bush, KBE (born June... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ...


Gergen earned his bachelor's degree from Yale University in 1963 and his law degree from Harvard University in 1967. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Yale redirects here. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Harvard University (incorporated as The President and Fellows of Harvard College) is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...


As of 2006 Gergen is a professor of public service at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and director of its Center for Public Leadership. He serves as editor-at-large at U.S. News & World Report and a professor of public service and director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Kennedy School of Government. A native of Durham, North Carolina, David Gergen has also taught at Duke University, where he is now a trustee. He received an honorary doctorate of law degree from Ball State University in 2005. 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... U.S. News & World Report is a weekly newsmagazine. ... Public services is a term usually used to mean services provided by government to its citizens, either directly (through the public sector) or by financing private provision of services. ... The Center for Public Leadership (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University) supports research, events, curricular and co-curricular programing. ... John F. Kennedy School of Government The John F. Kennedy School of Government is a public policy school and one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. ... Durham skyline Nickname: City of Medicine Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 560 miles (901 km)  - Length 150 miles (240 km)  - % water 9. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, US. The school, which officially became Duke University in 1924, traces its institutional roots to 1838. ... Ball State University is a state-run university located in Muncie, Indiana. ...


Gergen's frequent television appearances as a political commentator and pundit have occasionally made him the target of satire. In a biting critique of Sunday morning political talk shows, humorist Joe Bob Briggs made the observation that David Gergen bore an uncanny resemblance to The Cat in the Hat. Joe Bob Briggs (born John Irving Bloom January 27, 1953 in Dallas, Texas) is a syndicated film critic, writer and actor. ... The Cat in the Hat is a fictional cat created by Dr. Seuss. ...


Gergen was a member of the Bohemian Club located in Monte Rio, California.[1] The Bohemian Club (founded in 1872) is a private mens art club based in San Francisco, California, with a membership of many prominent local and global leaders. ... Monte Rio is a census-designated place located in Sonoma County, California along the Russian River near the Pacific Ocean. ...


Gergen's brother Ken Gergen is a notable psychologist and professor at Swarthmore College. Kenneth J. Gergen is a notable American psychologist and professor at Swarthmore College. ... Swarthmore College is a private liberal arts college in the United States, with an enrollment of about 1450 students. ...


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This is an incomplete list of Political appointees in the United States Government whose party was different from that of the President who made the appointment. ...

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David Gergen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (308 words)
David Richmond Gergen (born May 9, 1942) was a political consultant and presidential advisor during the Republican administrations of Nixon, Ford, and Reagan.
As of 2006 Gergen is a professor of public service at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and director of its Center for Public Leadership.
Gergen's brother Ken Gergen is a notable psychologist and professor at Swarthmore College.
David Gergen's Web Site (955 words)
David Gergen is currently a professor of public service at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government and director of its Center for Public Leadership.
On May 13, 2006, David Gergen told the garduates of Duke University Law School that "Public service is not something that you should postpone until you have made partner or are ready to retire and strike out on a new career.
David Gergen penned a piece on President Bush's leadership in the Fall 2003 issue of Compass: A Journal of Leadership titled Stubborn Kind of Fellow.
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