Table of contents for Bill Clay : a political voice at the grass roots / by Bill Clay.

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 Foreword by Pearlie Evans Foreword by Dr Archibald 
Preface Introduction Chapter 1 Genesis of Black Politics in St. Louis: The Historic Pythian 
Meeting Chapter 2 Early Days of Bill Clay: From Childhood to Manhood Chapter 3 Entering the 
Political Arena Chapter 4 Hectic Days Following the 1959 Election Chapter 5 1960: A Year of 
Decisive Political Results for Negroes Chapter 6 Road to Political Respect Chapter 7 Jefferson 
Bank Demonstrations Chapter 8 Warren E. Hearnes: My Choice for Governor Chapter 9 A. J. 
Cervantes: Gifted, Innovative Politician Chapter 10 Barriers Overcome in Electing a Black U.S. 
Congressman and a Black Citywide Official Chapter 11 Influence of Women on My Political 
Career Chapter 12 The Politics of Self-Destruction Chapter 13 Bruising 1974 Candidacy for 
Congress Chapter 14 Bait Your Hook with a Snake to Catch a Bass: Bass's Campaign 
Undermined by Blacks Chapter 15 Vincent Schoemehl: Hope for Inclusion Chapter 16 Payback 
Time: Revenge or Retribution Chapter 17 Bill Clay Sr.: Labor Born and Bred Chapter 18 A 
Summary of the Black Struggle Notes Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Clay, William L.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Congress. House -- Biography.
African American legislators -- Biography.
Saint Louis (Mo.) -- Politics and government.
Missouri -- Politics and government -- 1951-.