The Resource Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. : the political biography of an American dilemma, Charles V. Hamilton

Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. : the political biography of an American dilemma, Charles V. Hamilton

Label
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. : the political biography of an American dilemma
Title
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
Title remainder
the political biography of an American dilemma
Statement of responsibility
Charles V. Hamilton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the career of the congressman from Harlem who became an early spokesman for civil rights but ended his career in political disgrace
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamilton, Charles V
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E748.P86
LC item number
H35 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Powell, Adam Clayton
  • Powell, Adam Clayton
  • United States
  • United States
  • Legislators
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Legislators
  • Moral conditions
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. : the political biography of an American dilemma, Charles V. Hamilton
Instantiates
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Note
Index includes numerous page references within the text to Martin Luther King, Jr.; from the library of Dan Rather
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-527) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Congressional Irritant, 1940s-1950s
  • Election to Congress and the Roosevelts
  • President Truman and a Report: "To Secure These Rights"
  • The Communist Party, the FBI, and "Mr. Civil Rights"
  • The Eisenhower Administration, the "Powell Amendment," and the Liberals' Lament
  • The Bandung Conference and a (Surprising) Voice for America
  • Alleged Kickbacks and an Income Tax Investigation
  • Switch to President Eisenhower, 1956
  • Victory over Tammany Hall, 1958
  • Surviving an Income Tax Trial
  • Prologue: An American dilemma and a Political Career
  • Power and Paradox, 1960s
  • The New Frontier, a New Chairman, and President Kennedy
  • The Great Society, "Mr. Chairman," and President Johnson
  • "I will always do just what every other Congressman ... has done."
  • Exposing Crime and Corruption, and the "Bag Woman" Case
  • Congressional Rebuke, Supreme Court Victory, and Electoral Defeat
  • Legacy
  • The Fall from Power: Double Standard or Due Punishment?
  • Born to Privilege and Pampering
  • The Pulpit and Protest, 1930s-1940s
  • Harlem: A Report to the Mayor and Advice from a Columnist
  • Abyssinian Baptist Church: A Symbiotic Relationship
  • Preaching and Picketing
  • The City Council and Mayor La Guardia
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 545 pages
Isbn
9780689120626
Lccn
90028505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22983059
Label
Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. : the political biography of an American dilemma, Charles V. Hamilton
Publication
Contributor
Donor
Note
Index includes numerous page references within the text to Martin Luther King, Jr.; from the library of Dan Rather
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 489-527) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Congressional Irritant, 1940s-1950s
  • Election to Congress and the Roosevelts
  • President Truman and a Report: "To Secure These Rights"
  • The Communist Party, the FBI, and "Mr. Civil Rights"
  • The Eisenhower Administration, the "Powell Amendment," and the Liberals' Lament
  • The Bandung Conference and a (Surprising) Voice for America
  • Alleged Kickbacks and an Income Tax Investigation
  • Switch to President Eisenhower, 1956
  • Victory over Tammany Hall, 1958
  • Surviving an Income Tax Trial
  • Prologue: An American dilemma and a Political Career
  • Power and Paradox, 1960s
  • The New Frontier, a New Chairman, and President Kennedy
  • The Great Society, "Mr. Chairman," and President Johnson
  • "I will always do just what every other Congressman ... has done."
  • Exposing Crime and Corruption, and the "Bag Woman" Case
  • Congressional Rebuke, Supreme Court Victory, and Electoral Defeat
  • Legacy
  • The Fall from Power: Double Standard or Due Punishment?
  • Born to Privilege and Pampering
  • The Pulpit and Protest, 1930s-1940s
  • Harlem: A Report to the Mayor and Advice from a Columnist
  • Abyssinian Baptist Church: A Symbiotic Relationship
  • Preaching and Picketing
  • The City Council and Mayor La Guardia
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 545 pages
Isbn
9780689120626
Lccn
90028505
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22983059

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