TITLE

High Wattage

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Joyce
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Black Enterprise;Mar1999, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features Representative J.C. Watts of Oklahoma as chairman of United States' Republican Party. Watts' responsibilities; His main concerns; Political analysts' opinions on his role.
ACCESSION #
1592071

 

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