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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Willie L.
Dewey number
  • 328.794092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
F866.4.B76 A3
LC item number
B76 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
indexes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, Willie L.
  • Brown, Willie L.
  • California
  • Mayors
  • Legislators
  • African American legislators
  • California
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Basic Brown : my life and our times, Willie Brown
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
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? -- 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 -- 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 -- The leader as path maker ; the leader as bullwark -- Sustaining speakership : most magnificent moment -- The godfather and the father of the house -- 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
2007044956
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780743290814
Lccn
2007044956
System control number
(Sirsi) 1516301
Label
Basic Brown : my life and our times, Willie Brown
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
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? -- 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 -- 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 -- The leader as path maker ; the leader as bullwark -- Sustaining speakership : most magnificent moment -- The godfather and the father of the house -- 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
2007044956
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780743290814
Lccn
2007044956
System control number
(Sirsi) 1516301

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