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Gilder, George

George Gilder was born in New York City in 1939. His parents sent Gilder to study at Exeter Academy. After leaving Exeter, Gilder headed to Harvard University with a passion for learning. While at Harvard, he became the protégé of Henry Kissinger. The opportunity to work under Kissinger helped Gilder strengthen his love for politics so much that he became the founding father of Advance. Advance was a journal that embodied the political spirit of individuals like Gilder. He served as an editor and was able to resurrect the journal in Washington, DC, after his graduation from Harvard in 1962. He helped coauthor The Party That Lost Its Head with Bruce Chapman. He went back to Harvard as a fellow of the Kennedy Institute of ...

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