What Color Is a Conservative?: My Life and My Politics

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Harper Collins, Nov 11, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages
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The paperback edition of the inspirational story of the first black to hold a Republican leadership position—J.C. Watts, Jr.
 

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African American Watts, the fourth-ranking Republican in Congress, reflects on what some regard as his incongruous position and explains his belief in family. Read full review

Contents

Family Is the Rock on Which We Build Our Lives
1
Opportunity Is Just Hard Work in Disguise
13
No Matter How Far You Go in LifeSomeone
23
God Gives You What You NeedYou Have to
33
If You Wait for the World to ChangeYoull Never
52
Leaders May Find Mountains to Scalebut Only
71
Never Read Your Own Press Clippings
95
Climb the Mountain You Choose
119
In an Environment of TemptationKids Need
137
Dont Take Everything You See or Hear in the
148
Independence Can Never Be TakenOnly
174
Independent Spirits and Political Ideologues
185
God Put Us on This Earthin Partto Prepare
224
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J.C. Watts, Jr., is a dynamic preacher, congressman, and father of six. Currently serving his fourth and final congressional term, he is the Republican Conference chairman.

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