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Robert Reich

American political economist

Robert Bernard Reich (/ˈrʃ/;[1] born June 24, 1946) is an American political economist, professor, author, and political commentator. He served in the administrations of Presidents Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter and was the United States Secretary of Labor under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 1997.


Robert Reich
Robert Reich at the UT Liz Carpenter Lecture 2015.JPG
22nd United States Secretary of Labor
In office
January 20, 1993 – January 20, 1997
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byLynn Morley Martin
Succeeded byAlexis Herman
Personal details
Born
Robert Bernard Reich

(1946-06-24) June 24, 1946 (age 73)
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
ChildrenSam
Adam
Alma materDartmouth College
University College, Oxford
Yale Law School
WebsiteOfficial website

Reich is diagnosed with multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, also known as Fairbanks disease, and stands at 4 feet 10.5 inches (1.486 m).

In January 2016, Reich announced his endorsement for Senator Bernie Sanders for President of the United States.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "NLS/BPH: Other Writings, Say How? Key to Pronunciation". Loc.gov. February 16, 2011. Retrieved May 26, 2012.
  2. "170 Economists Endorse Bernie Sanders' Plan To Reform Wall St. And Rein In Greed". PoliticUsa.com. Retrieved January 15, 2016.

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