The Mesmerist

August 1958
Time;8/25/1958, Vol. 72 Issue 8, p17
The article offers the author's insights on Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr. of Harlem who was re-elected to the House in the 1958 election. The author relates that the victory of Powell is accounted to his personality which mesmerizes the voters in Harlem. The author mentions that Tammany Hall of Manhattan looked for a Democratic candidate to match Powell and found councilman Earl Brown who exceeds the civil rights work of the Harlem congressman.


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