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Robert Reich

Robert Bernard Reich (born June 24, 1946) was the 22nd United States Secretary of Labor, serving under President Bill Clinton from 1993 - 1997.

Currently, Reich is University Professor and Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social and Economic Policy at Brandeis University.

Table of contents
1 Biography
2 Previous Positions
3 Books
4 Sources


Robert Reich was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania in 1946, and grew up in the rural community of South Salem, New York. The son of owners of two retail clothing stores, he went on to graduate from Dartmouth College in 1968, obtained an M.A. as a Rhodes Scholar at University College of Oxford University, and a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1973. For more than 20 years, he has lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts with his wife, Clare Dalton, a law professor at Northeastern University who started and runs Northeastern's Center on Domestic Violence.

Previous Positions


Reich is the author of several books, including: