Clinton's People: Robert Reich

Clinton's Economic Idea Man Since their Oxford days, ROBERT REICH has been teaching economics to his friend

Robert Reich wrote and directed his first play in the ninth grade, and since then he has seldom strayed from the footlights: as a 26-year-old lawyer arguing before the U.S. Supreme Court; as a popular lecturer in political economy at Harvard; as a best-selling and prolific author and essayist, television commentator and corporate consultant. Built like a jockey (4 ft. 10 in. and wiry) and bursting with humor and energy, Reich could always attract and hold an audience, even when playing honky-tonk piano for friends on weekends. And for the past 24 years, he has won some of his loudest applause...

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