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|Named Person:||Willie L Brown; Willie L Brown|
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Willie L Brown
|ISBN:||074329081X 9780743290814 0743290828 9780743290821|
|Description:||xi, 350 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|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 --
TGun control; Nelson Mandela's California allies; and saving kingdergartens --
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?
- Brown, Willie L.
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- California. -- Legislature. -- Assembly -- Speakers -- Biography.
- Mayors -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography.
- Legislators -- California -- Biography.
- African American legislators -- California -- Biography.
- California -- Politics and government -- 1951-
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-