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Bridging the divide : my life

Author: Edward W Brooke
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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President Lyndon Johnson never understood it. Neither did President Richard Nixon. How could a black man, a Republican no less, be elected to the United States Senate from liberal, Democratic Massachusetts - a state with an African American population of only 2 percent?. The mystery of Senator Edward Brooke's meteoric rise from Boston lawyer to Massachusetts attorney general to the first popularly elected African  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brooke, Edward William, 1919-
Bridging the divide.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006005715
(OCoLC)64442766
Named Person: Edward W Brooke; Edward William Brooke; Edward W Brooke
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward W Brooke
ISBN: 9780813540085 0813540089 1281151319 9781281151315
OCLC Number: 191675383
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 332 pages, [8] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Inside the cocoon --
Captain Carlo --
Romance in Italy --
Law and politics --
"Where the huckleberries grow" --
The Boston finance commission --
One vote in Worcester --
Attorney General --
The strange case of the Boston strangler --
Running for the senate --
Back to Washington --
Vietnam --
Member of the club --
The President Nixon I knew --
"The freest man in the senate" --
A private matter --
Stormy weather --
Love and redemption --
Private citizen --
Looking beyond.
Responsibility: Edward W. Brooke.
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