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Basic Brown: My Life and Our Times

In conversation with Bill Boyarsky
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
Episode Summary

The two-term mayor of San Francisco and longest-serving speaker of the California Assembly lays down some candid rules about surviving and manipulating Big Money and Big Media in today's politics.

Participant(s) Bio

Willie Brown has been at the center of California politics, government, and civic life for an astonishing four decades. His career spans the American presidency from Lyndon Johnson to George W. Bush. Today, he heads the Willie L. Brown, Jr., institute on politics and public Service, where this acknowledged master of the art of politics shares his knowledge and skills with a new generation of California leaders.