TITLE

Dr. Robert C. Weaver, first African-American named to cabinet post, dies at 89

AUTHOR(S)
Browne, J. Zamgba
PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;07/24/97, Vol. 88 Issue 30, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Announces the death of Dr. Robert C. Weaver, the first United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the first African-American named to a cabinet position, on July 17, 1997. Personal details on Weaver; Comments from HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo on Weaver; Reference to the efforts of the Black Leadership Forum to provide an appropriate memorial tribute for Weaver.
ACCESSION #
9709082108

 

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