Five things you don’t know about Jack Evans, D.C. Council operative and mayoral contender

February 19, 2014

by Paul Schwartzman

(Related: Evans makes second run at being mayor of Washington)

1. His favorite sports hero is Joe Namath, the former Jet quarterback, because “he guaranteed he was going to win” the Super Bowl and because “during his time, he was a rebel.”

2. He ogged arund the National Mall with President Clinton after Clinton took office in 1993.

3. He once spent a week on a nuclear “fast-attack” submarine, off of Norfolk. His brother-in-law was the captain.

4. He loves the Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen, but he admits to going to a reunion of the Monkee’s.

5. His favorite film is “The Candidate” starring Robert Redford. About a blonde running for office. Sound familiar?

Paul Schwartzman specializes in political profiles and narratives about life, death and everything in between.
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