Given his history of selfless public service, Mayor Willie Brown's announcement that he is working to create an eponymous public policy center at the University of California, Berkeley shouldn't have surprised anyone. That he plans to raise $50 million to fund the center is equally unremarkable to anyone even tangentially aware of Brown's talents for persuasion and fund raising. Still, Brown's flair for the dramatic, the distinctive, the superlative -- the unique, even -- has raised an intriguing question: What would a Willie Brown public policy center teach that other such... More >>>