Adam Clayton Powell, Jr: The Political Biography of an American Dilemma

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Atheneum, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 545 pages
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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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Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.: the political biography of an American dilemma

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Powell (1908-72) fused a complex mix of temperament and tactics into a discomforting, loud leadership of racial protest that insistently exposed the gap between American principle and performance ... Read full review

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An American Dilemma and a Political Career
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Double Standard or
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Born to Privilege and Pampering
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