Adam Clayton Powell, Jr

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr

The Political Biography of An American Dilemma

Book - 1991
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Traces the career of the congressman from Harlem who became an early spokesman for civil rights but ended his career in political disgrace

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Hamilton (government, Columbia U.) traces the extraordinary rise and the precipitous fall of Powell (1908-1972), the flamboyant and controversial congressman from Harlem, reassessing Powell's complex and unique place in American history. With 16 page of photographs. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Atheneum ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, 1991
ISBN: 9780689120626
Branch Call Number: 973.9209 HAMIL
Characteristics: x, 545 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm


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