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By Darryl Kehrer,G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery,George H. W. Bush,Michael McGrevey

ISBN-10: 1604739657

ISBN-13: 9781604739657

ISBN-10: 1604739665

ISBN-13: 9781604739664

Using mild humor, a few 450 visuals, and debate drawn from real legislative occasions, the overdue U.S. Congressman G. V. "Sonny" Montgomery is helping readers relive the Montgomery GI Bill's 1987 enactment, whereas studying each one step of the way.

Across the Aisle's huge illustrative fabric brings the legislative procedure alive, as readers commute the ancient legislative street with Congressman Montgomery himself as escort, storyteller, mentor, and colleague.

Congressman Montgomery served his Mississippi materials for thirty years. Twenty-eight of these years incorporated carrier at the condominium Committee on Veterans' Affairs, fourteen years as its chairman. Montgomery and a handful of co-workers understood that the good fortune of our all-volunteer army might hinge on an everlasting "GI invoice" schooling program.

Indeed the Montgomery GI invoice has confirmed to aid the United States on many fronts, together with postsecondary schooling and coaching, nationwide safeguard, army recruiting, crew and early life improvement, financial competitiveness, and civic leadership.

Montgomery's targeted first-person account brings Washington, D.C., and lawmaking alive with enduring classes in management, persuasion, civility, and that undying virtue-perseverance.

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