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The Resource Basic Brown : my life and our times, Willie Brown

Basic Brown : my life and our times, Willie Brown

Label
Basic Brown : my life and our times
Title
Basic Brown
Title remainder
my life and our times
Statement of responsibility
Willie Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Willie L
Dewey number
  • 328.797092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
F866.4.B76 A3
LC item number
B76 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, Willie L
  • Brown, Willie L.
  • California
  • Mayors
  • Legislators
  • African American legislators
  • California
  • United States
  • United States
  • Special collections
Label
Basic Brown : my life and our times, Willie Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Part one. Willie Brown talks the talk : Willie Brown, who are you kidding? -- Willie Brown is not kidding -- Consensus and power -- Sex scandals and the socializing politician -- The power of clothes : don't pull a Dukakis -- Black politics and racism today -- Women in American politics today -- Asking for money is part of the business -- My solution to the campaign finance mess -- Should one politician call the cops on another? Part two. Willie Brown rises in the world of politics : A black teenager arrives in San Francisco -- Phil Burton, Herb Caen, Jesse Unruh and me -- My own family life -- Gay rights : how some historic legislation was really made -- Starting on my rise to power -- Stabbed in the back on the way up -- The assassinations of George Moscone and Harvey Milk -- Loyalty and betrayal on the way to the top -- Elected speaker -- Part three. "An offer like that could land us both in jail" : Old-time money scams -- "An offer like that could land us both in jail" -- My money raising principles -- Tricks the FBI played to try to get me -- Gun control; Nelson Mandela's California allies; and saving kingdergartens -- Sustaining speakership : most magnificent moment -- The godfather and the father of the house -- Part four. Da mayor : Why would you want to be mayor? -- Running for mayor -- Slick Willie : da mayor -- A mayor is actually supposed to solve problems -- The selfish : the killer dynamic of city politics -- Traction and no traction : muni and homelessness -- Restoring the city's crown jewel -- A football stadium and a sado-masochistic birthday party -- Schemers scorned -- Sacred cartel -- A mayor makes friends with warlords as well as with nice people -- The scared days and an urban legend -- The political life -- What is a politician?
Control code
ocn180690011
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 350 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743290814
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007044956
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
Basic Brown : my life and our times, Willie Brown
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Part one. Willie Brown talks the talk : Willie Brown, who are you kidding? -- Willie Brown is not kidding -- Consensus and power -- Sex scandals and the socializing politician -- The power of clothes : don't pull a Dukakis -- Black politics and racism today -- Women in American politics today -- Asking for money is part of the business -- My solution to the campaign finance mess -- Should one politician call the cops on another? Part two. Willie Brown rises in the world of politics : A black teenager arrives in San Francisco -- Phil Burton, Herb Caen, Jesse Unruh and me -- My own family life -- Gay rights : how some historic legislation was really made -- Starting on my rise to power -- Stabbed in the back on the way up -- The assassinations of George Moscone and Harvey Milk -- Loyalty and betrayal on the way to the top -- Elected speaker -- Part three. "An offer like that could land us both in jail" : Old-time money scams -- "An offer like that could land us both in jail" -- My money raising principles -- Tricks the FBI played to try to get me -- Gun control; Nelson Mandela's California allies; and saving kingdergartens -- Sustaining speakership : most magnificent moment -- The godfather and the father of the house -- Part four. Da mayor : Why would you want to be mayor? -- Running for mayor -- Slick Willie : da mayor -- A mayor is actually supposed to solve problems -- The selfish : the killer dynamic of city politics -- Traction and no traction : muni and homelessness -- Restoring the city's crown jewel -- A football stadium and a sado-masochistic birthday party -- Schemers scorned -- Sacred cartel -- A mayor makes friends with warlords as well as with nice people -- The scared days and an urban legend -- The political life -- What is a politician?
Control code
ocn180690011
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
Extent
xi, 350 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743290814
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007044956
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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