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01.28.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
When he arrived in Washington in 1945 as the Member of House of Representatives for Harlem, Adam Clayton Powell was denied service at most of the capital�s lunch counters and bars. He left office a quarter-century later under clouds of controversy after symbolizing the struggle for black power in American politics. The Oscar-nominated documentary Adam Clayton Powell (out now on DVD) is a ...