Democracy - Part 1: Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapter 7 Summary

Inez has been married to Harry Victor for 20 years in 1975, and she has seen him through every stage of his career, beginning with the Justice Department and continuing with his appointment to finish out the term of a congressman who had died in office. Harry's career history also includes a failed bid for the presidential nomination in 1972; he sacrificed an ambassadorship to run for the presidency. The Victors have twins: Jessie, a daughter, and Adlai, a son.

After his unsuccessful try at the presidency, Harry returns to private life, lecturing at Berkeley for a semester and taking on public speaking engagements. He is also involved in the development of the Alliance for Democratic Institutions.

Inez feels that her history of being always in the limelight, of always having to be "on," has caused a delete to occur in her memory. She...

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