Title

Brown, Jeff: San Francisco's political division

Abstract

Jeff Brown: The city was badly divided politically at the time. Out in the Excelsior area there was still – not so true today – a pocket of old San Franciscans that resented that change. They didn’t like the Gay community, they weren’t crazy about the African American community, and there were people out here in the Richmond district where I live that were very conservative; they didn’t like all of the stuff that was happening. They wanted to unseat George in the Sunset district and Lake Merced. So Quentin Kopp became an obvious choice because he was seen as kind of the leader of a more conservative stance for the city.

Type

Interview

Date Original

2010-07-20

Relation

The Moscone oral history interviews are part of the George Moscone Collection, MSS 328.

Contributing Institution

Holt-Atherton Special Collections and Archives, University of the Pacific Library

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