What do Whitewater prosecutor Kenneth Star, Tennessee Rep. Marsha Blackburn and Texas Gov. Rick Perry have in common? They all spent summers in college selling books door to door with the Southwestern Company, a publisher in Nashville that started selling Bibles in 1855 — when Tennessee was the southwestern U.S. In what researchers are calling the worst summer job market since World War II, Southwestern can never have enough workers.
Several Famous People Held This Trying Summer Job
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