Baker & Taylor Traces the career of the congressman from Harlem who became an early spokesman for civil rights but ended his career in political disgrace
Book News 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.