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Coates Connection Spring/Summer 2011

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!"#$%& !"''%!$("' &)*('+/&,--%* 2011 K NA P P - S A N D E ! S BU I L D I N G CA M P U S B OX """# C H A P E L H I L L , N C $%&''-"""# T H E U N I V E R S I T Y of N O RT H C A RO L I N A at C H A P E L H I L L Nonprofit Org. US Postage PAID Permit 216 Chapel Hill NC "e Coates Connection newsle%er has been redesigned, and we want to know what you think about the new look. W hat do you like? W hat could be be%er? W hat would you like to see in future issues? We are also considering creating an e-mail publication about School of Government news and are interested in learning what information you would like to receive by e-mail. Send your comments and suggestions to Becky Carter at carter@sog.unc.edu or 919.843.2556. The Good Government Man: Albert Coates and the Early Years of the Institute of Government, by Howard E. Covington Jr., captures the life of Albert Coates (1896–1989), the founder and first director of the Institute. At the same time, the book depicts a transformative era in the history of the University of North Carolina. Covington's account portrays Coates as both a genius of striking originality as well as a man exasperatingly insistent on getting his way. "Great figures that stride through Coates's life include novelist Thomas Wolfe, US senators Frank Graham and Sam Ervin Jr., FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, and all North Carolina governors from Locke Craig to Terry Sanford," says School of Government Dean Mike Smith. The book is available from UNC Press at www.uncpress.unc.edu. $e Good Government Man you TELL US WHAT THINK

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