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Encore Booknotes: Denny Hastert, "Speaker: Lessons from Forty Years in Coaching and Politics"

Denny Hastert

About the Program

In "Speaker," Rep. Dennis Hastert recounts his years as a civics teacher, football coach and member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Mr. Hastert,, who served as Speaker of the House when this interview was recorded, also discussed how he handled the daily responsibilities of the House immediately after the September 11th terrorist attacks. 

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Denny Hastert

Representative Dennis Hastert represented the 14th District of Illinois from 1987 to 2007.  He was the Speaker of the House from 1999 to 2007.  Mr. Hastert is the co-author of "The Scouting Way" written with Michael Eisner, Gov. George Pataki and Gen. Henry Shelton. 


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Encore Booknotes: Denny Hastert, "Speaker: Lessons from Forty Years in Coaching and Politics"

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  • Saturday, June 23rd at 6pm (ET)
  • Saturday, March 6th at 6pm (ET)
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