George Romney,


George Romney, "Education in Michigan," 1964


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George Romney (July 8, 1907 – July 26, 1995) was an American businessman and Republican Party politician. He was chairman and president of AmericanMotorsCorporation from 1954 to 1962, the 43rd Governor of Michigan from 1963 to 1969, and the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 1969 to 1973. He was the father of 2003–07 Governor of Massachusetts and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and the husband of 1970 U.S. Senate candidate Lenore Romney. In this address, given inside Pease Auditorium on the campus of Eastern Michigan University, Romney discusses the current state of public and private education in Michigan, claiming that education is the number one industry in the nation, and that Michigan has a monopoly on the production of good teachers and schools.


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