Title

Brown, Willie: Moscone security

Abstract

Willie Brown: George was a mayor who never had any security. No cops, no bodyguards. George was the mayor that never had a driver. Even Dianne had a driver and a bodyguard; Alioto, driver, bodyguard. George never had any of that. George drove a pinkish, almost lavender used alpha romeo, two-door. And it was frankly a car that spent more time in front of Dreamer establishments than White zones did because George was a visitor to all of the watering holes. In many of those occasions it would be joinin’ Herb Caen or some other person that had extended the invitation, and it is what in part made George an elevated character so to speak.

Type

Interview

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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