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Marion Barry

Best car I've ever had: Jaguar.

Politician I most admire: Adam Clayton Powell Jr.

Barry says his favorite TV show in recent years is "The Sopranos," above.

Favorite president: There are two, Franklin D. Roosevelt and Bill Clinton.

Person in history I would most want to meet: Jesus.

Most important influence in my life: My mother, Mrs. Mattie Cummings.

Most interesting place I ever visited: Countries in Africa.

Pet peeve: Lying, stealing and cheating.

Impression people have of me that I would most like to change: That I am a womanizer.

Impression people have of the District that I would most like to change: That D.C. has an uncaring spirit.

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