Lying Down with the Lions: A Public Life from the Streets of Oakland to the Halls of Power Ronald V. Dellums

ISBN: 9780807043189

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220 pages


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Lying Down with the Lions: A Public Life from the Streets of Oakland to the Halls of Power  by  Ronald V. Dellums

Lying Down with the Lions: A Public Life from the Streets of Oakland to the Halls of Power by Ronald V. Dellums
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Compelling, choice reading as well as an important guide to our beloved democracy.* Here is a man raised in the protective embrace of the African-American community, tested in the volatile cauldron of California politics. Here is a life repleteMoreCompelling, choice reading as well as an important guide to our beloved democracy.* Here is a man raised in the protective embrace of the African-American community, tested in the volatile cauldron of California politics. Here is a life replete with ambition, intelligence, grit, and luck.

And here is a book which will surprise, inform, and delight readers of every political stamp and of all races and religions.--Maya AngelouRons astute leadership and tireless dedication, so aptly and engagingly described in his book, leave a permanent, everlasting impression about all the good that can come from serving in public office.--*Kweisi Mfume, author of No Free Ride, and president/CEO, NAACPActivists who entertain the notion of running for office would do well to grab a copy of Lying Down with the Lions, a fine new record of the political life.--John Nichols, The NationPeople who mistakenly think that it is impossible to be both principled and effective as a member of Congress know nothing of the career of Ron Dellums.

He was in Congress an extremely effective force for social justice in part because his colleagues recognized the depth of his commitment. Dellums and Lee Halterman describe how this worked in this very important book about a very important career.--Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.), author of Speaking Frankly



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