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A joint meeting of The Empire Club of Canada and The Fraser Institute.
An address and question period. A review and discussion of the speaker's book, "Standing Firm." The speaker's objective and unbiased viewpoint of the current administration in the United States. Something about the Republican Party and the issues of the day. What the speaker has been doing since he has been out of office. A personal, political story of "how I took unprecedented abuse from the very beginning of the 1988 election campaign." A summary of the book. Some important lessons to be learned in politics, and in life. Looking back at the statistics today of families headed by single females. The increased agreement with the speaker on his view about family values. Other topics addressed in the book, and in the address include the Clinton administration; the economy and the economic cycle; the health-care system; the foreign-policy scene; the Republican Party; the U.S. relationship with Canada.