Lion in the Lobby

Denton L. Watson, author of Lion in Lobby, discussed his book concerning the life and times of Clarence Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell served as the director… read more

Denton L. Watson, author of Lion in Lobby, discussed his book concerning the life and times of Clarence Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell served as the director of the Washington bureau of the NAACP and became the foremost civil rights lobbyist in Washington. He was popularly called the “101st senator” and former Senate Majority Leader Howard Baker referred to Mr. Mitchell as the "lion in the lobby". Mr. Watson credits Mr. Mitchell as being an instrumental force in working to pass landmark civil rights legislation. close

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Lion in the Lobby

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Program ID:
13063-1
Category:
Booknotes
Format:
Booknotes
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 08, 1990 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 09, 1990 | 2:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jul 08, 1990 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 08, 1990 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 09, 1990 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 09, 1990 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 09, 1990 | 2:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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