There's Hope for the World: The Memoir of Birmingham, Alabama's First African American Mayor
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BeschreibungUnder Richard Arrington's leadership, Birmingham rebuilt itself from a foundering, steel-driven industrial center to one of the most diversified metropolitan areas in the Southeast, with an economy fueled by health care, biomedical research, engineering, telecommunications, and banking.
PortraitRichard Arrington Jr. holds a Ph.D. in zoology and biochemistry and did postdoctoral work in higher education administration at Harvard University and the University of Michigan. During his two decades as Birmingham's mayor, he served on dozens of community service boards and the Executive Committee of the Alabama Democratic Party and chair of the National Democratic Party's Platform Committee for the 1980 Convention. He was selected as one of the Top 20 City Officials in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF ALABAMA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2008
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten