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The Resource The gentleman from Ohio, Louis Stokes with David Chanoff ; foreword by Congressman John Lewis

The gentleman from Ohio, Louis Stokes with David Chanoff ; foreword by Congressman John Lewis

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The gentleman from Ohio
Title
The gentleman from Ohio
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Louis Stokes with David Chanoff ; foreword by Congressman John Lewis
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Language
eng
Summary
Louis Stokes was a giant in Ohio politics and one of the most significant figures in the U.S. Congress in recent times. When he arrived in the House of Representatives as a freshman in 1969, there were only six African Americans serving. By the time he retired thirty years later, he had chaired the House Special Committee on the Kennedy and King assassinations, the House Ethics Committee during Abscam, and the House Intelligence Committee during Iran-Contra; he was also a senior member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Prior to Louis Stokes’s tenure in Congress he served for many years as a criminal defense lawyer and chairman of the Cleveland NAACP Legal Redress Committee. Among the Supreme Court Cases he argued, the Terry “س ُِٰفلَ ئىْٱ”ً كفٱم ىٱ مْهفلْمل فٱ مَُ نُ وٰم �م”َٰ-نى�م ٱٍُ ٰٱىهىَنىكف َٰكفٱمٱ ى َوٰم ك�’ْٰٱ وىٱ”ُْٰ. شوم اممٌَٰفٍ َن ٍُْدوى ُكوىَُْكمٌٱ وٰىٱ فلَ وُٰم ْمٍٍُ�ٱ م�مٱَٰ ى َوٰم ىٌنم فلَ مٌهفك” نُ دوى’ُٱ نىٱْ ٰقفٌك ًمْمِْٱمفَٰىٰ�م—ف فٍ َ�و،ُ �وموٰم ْى َفٌ� ُْىٌُِىٰكٱ، كىَُٰ�ف”ٌٌ ن�هو ٰن ُْوٰم ىِْكَىمٌِٱ وم قمىٌم�مل ى َفلَ وممٌِل مٌفل وٰم �ف” ن ُْءنىْكف َءمٍىْكفٱَ ى َوٰم �لٌُْ نُ فٍىٱَمْٰف ٍءمٍىْكف َىٌُِىٰكٱ
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
OU/DLC
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1925-2015
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Stokes, Louis
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1940 February 21-
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  • Chanoff, David
  • Lewis, John
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  • Stokes, Louis
  • United States
  • Stokes, Louis
  • United States
  • African American lawyers
  • African American legislators
  • African American civil rights workers
  • Cleveland (Ohio)
  • African American civil rights workers
  • African American lawyers
  • African American legislators
  • Politics and government
  • Ohio
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI)
  • LAW / Discrimination
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Label
The gentleman from Ohio, Louis Stokes with David Chanoff ; foreword by Congressman John Lewis
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Poppin' the rag -- Becoming a lawyer -- Criminal defense -- Stop and frisk -- NAACP attorney -- Two brothers: mayor and congressman -- Black political power -- First years in Congress -- Assassination committee -- Martin Luther King Jr -- Moving up the ladder -- Cardinal -- Epilogue -- Postscript
Control code
ocn945948383
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 257 pages
Isbn
9780814213124
Lccn
2016017093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The gentleman from Ohio, Louis Stokes with David Chanoff ; foreword by Congressman John Lewis
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes 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
Poppin' the rag -- Becoming a lawyer -- Criminal defense -- Stop and frisk -- NAACP attorney -- Two brothers: mayor and congressman -- Black political power -- First years in Congress -- Assassination committee -- Martin Luther King Jr -- Moving up the ladder -- Cardinal -- Epilogue -- Postscript
Control code
ocn945948383
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 257 pages
Isbn
9780814213124
Lccn
2016017093
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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