Table of contents for Robert Clifton Weaver and the American city : the life and times of an urban reformer / Wendell E. Pritchett.

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1 Preparing the Talented Tenth: The Weaver Family and the Black Elite
2 Fighting for a Better Deal
3 A Liberal Experiment: Race and Housing in the New Deal
4 Creating a New Order: Black Politics in the New Deal Era
5 World War II and Black Labor
6 Chicago and the Science of Race Relations
7 Searching for a Place to Call Home
8 New York City and the Institutions of Liberal Reform
9 The First Cabinet Job
10 The Path to Power
11 The Kennedy Years: A Reluctant New Frontier
12 Fighting for Civil Rights from the Inside
13 The Great Society and the City
14 HUD, Robert Weaver, and the Ambiguities of Race
15 Power and Its Limitations
16 The Great Society, High and Low
17 An Elder Statesman in a Period of Turmoil

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Weaver, Robert Clifton, -- 1907-
Cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
United States. -- Dept. of Housing and Urban Development -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Urban policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century.
Cabinet officers -- New York (State) -- Biography.
African American college presidents -- Biography.
Bernard M. Baruch College -- Biography.