The New Life Of Former Senator Edward Brooke

October 1984
Ebony;Oct1984, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p58
An interview with African American corporate attorney and former U.S. Senator Edward Brooke is presented. He describes himself as a romantic, very sensitive and sentimental person. He shares his thoughts about the presidential bid of African American Jesse Jackson. He discusses his plans of writing a book about his personal and political experiences. He also offers his words of wisdom for aspiring politicians.


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