Kinderhook native and former U.S. Congressman Chris Gibson, now Williams College professor and author, delivered a message of encouragement, calling for a spirit of cooperation, and spelling out his five steps to unite the country, spoke recently to the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce
The former three-term Congressman for NY's 19th District and retired Army Colonel called for political bipartisanship and a return to our founding principles.
"We're going to have to find a way to rediscover (America's) founding principles, or we're going to come apart," Gibson said. "Every generation has to renew the American dream," he said receiving a standing ovation from the packed room. For more details, see Daniel Axelrod's report in Times Herald-Record.
Reinforcing his key points, everyone attending received a free copy of his book, Rally Point: Five Tasks to Unite the Country and Revitalize the American Dream.