Christian Science Monitor; 3/9/99, Vol. 91 Issue 70, p1, 0p, 2 Color Photographs
AFRICAN American legislators, AFRICAN American politicians, ATTITUDE (Psychology), and POLITICAL attitudes
Profiles J.C. Watts Jr., an Afro-American Republican, United States Congressman and preacher from Norman, Oklahoma. His activities when he visits his home town; Why he should give hope to the Republican Party; His education and athletic history at Oklahoma University; His influence as the only current black Republican in Congress; His representation of a predominantly white district; His political beliefs, which sometimes put him at odds with both the black political establishment and the Republican power base. INSET: Julius Caesar Watts Jr..