What color is a conservative? : my life and my politics /

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Author / Creator:Watts, J. C. (Julius Caesar), 1957-
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:New York : HarperCollins, c2002.
Description:xix, 294 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Watts, J. C. -- (Julius Caesar), -- 1957-
Watts, J. C. -- (Julius Caesar), -- 1957-
United States. -- Congress. -- House -- Biography.
United States. -- Congress. -- House.
African American legislators -- Biography.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
African American legislators.
African Americans -- Politics and government.
Politics and government
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4789726
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Other authors / contributors:Winston, Chriss Anne, 1948-
ISBN:0060194367 (acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 1. Family Is the Rock on Which We Build Our Lives
  • 2. Opportunity Is Just Hard Work in Disguise
  • 3. No Matter How Far You Go in Life, Someone Else Helped You Get There
  • 4. God Gives You What You Need; You Have to Work for What You Want
  • 5. If You Wait for the World to Change, You'll Never Change the World
  • 6. Leaders May Find Mountains to Scale, but Only Teams Can Truly Move Them
  • 7. Never Read Your Own Press Clippings
  • 8. Climb the Mountain You Choose
  • 9. In an Environment of Temptation, Kids Need Love and Authority
  • 10. Don't Take Everything You See or Hear in the Media as the Gospel Truth
  • 11. Independence Can Never Be Taken, Only Given Away
  • 12. Independent Spirits and Political Ideologues Are Seldom Compatible
  • 13. God Put Us on This Earth, in Part, to Prepare the Way for Those Who Will Come Behind
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index