Mixed Bag is a detailed and entertaining description of how, throughout his careers, the author dealt with fear, insecurity, and self-doubt instilled during his childhood by social, economic and cultural conditions during the 1930's and 1940's in Birmingham, Alabama. Strong, insightful parents and a solid public school education equipped him to transform these obstacles into challenges and motivation for extraordinary achievement in diverse and difficult careers. These included the U.S. Air Force (Colonel, ret.), Private Industry, and Academia. He earned Master's Degrees and a Doctorate Degree from Big Ten and Ivy League Universities.Phillip L. Rice. and put in the paperwork right away. Interestingly, during this period I had received a Letter ofCommendation from the Commanding General ... This was quite a contrast to my record at Howard, and provided some measure of redemption for my past academic failure. ... My first undertaking was to revise the study manual, which was an old Army manual very much in need of improvement .
|Author||:||Phillip L. Rice|
|Publisher||:||Xlibris Corporation - 2009-02-24|