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Norton, Eleanor Holmes

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Works: 91 works in 131 publications in 1 language and 1,954 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Biography  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Television news programs  Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Filmed interviews 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Speaker, pre, Performer
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Fire in my soul by Joan Steinau Lester( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is the remarkable story of U.S. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton -- impassioned civil rights activist, hard-driving legislator, and one of the most powerful women in American history. They call her the "Warrior on the Hill," acknowledging the battles she's waged as a political pioneer across more than four decades of American history. Perhaps more than anyone else, she has taken to heart Eleanor Roosevelt's famous pronouncement that "every political woman needs to develop skin as tough as rhinoceros hide." Joan Steinau Lester shared much of the last forty years with Eleanor Holmes Norton. They met in 1958 when they were both students at Antioch College. Now an acclaimed author, Lester shares her friendship with the congresswoman and tells the story of one woman's rise to leadership. Charting forty years of political and personal challenge, Fire in My Soul shows Norton marching on the Capitol to demand a Senate hearing for Anita Hill; grilling Army generals about sex abuse; arguing before the Supreme Court to uphold first amendment rights, even for a segregationist; and much more. Norton's story is organically linked to Washington, D.C., home to her family for four generations, and reveals why she is now the voice of the city. This fascinating biography, told largely in Norton's words, showcases as never before the many facets of a woman who remains an iconic torch-bearer for the legacy of the Civil Rights Movement. Scores of conversations with Norton and nearly a hundred interviews with colleagues, family, and friends have made Fire in My Soul a remarkable document of how one extraordinary woman helped to effect lasting change in the ways we interact across racial and gender lines
A conversation with Commissioner Eleanor Holmes Norton : held on June 29, 1979 at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C by Eleanor Holmes Norton( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black initiative and governmental responsibility : a policy framework for racial justice by Joint Center for Political Studies (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pervasive and persistent poverty has eroded but not destroyed the strong, deep, value framework that for so long sustained black people. These values--among them, family, education, and hard work--are so deeply held that they remain and can be explicitly tapped today. The black value system, together with the variety of historic and existing self-initiated activities for self-help and advancement can be the basis for a newly energized and expanded effort from within the black community to tackle a new variety of problems. But the disparities would never have arisen at all if official and societal discrimination had not denied blacks earlier access to equality and to opportunity. They can be eradicated only if the government comes to the assistance of a community in crisis. (Aa)
Feminist : Stories from Women's Liberation( Visual )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary film tells the story of the women's liberation movement from the years 1963-1970. It explorers the details of the feminist revolution and connects the controversy around "feminism" with our incomplete memory of what really happened
PBS NewsHour( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Decades before delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton would represent her district as a congresswoman on Capitol Hill, she worked as one of the original organizers for the March on Washington. Fifty years later, Holmes Norton reflects with Gwen Ifill on her efforts, part of a series of discussions on the legacy of August 28, 1963
Tony Brown's journal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This 2003 episode of Tony Brown's Journal is a discussion with congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton about political life in Washington DC
They were there : remembering the civil rights movement( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although many of the movers and shakers of the Civil Rights era are gone now, their names will live forever through their achievements. This NewsHour program describes the courageous actions of Rosa Parks and Hamilton Holmes and picks the brain of John Lewis about what it was like to take part in the Freedom Ride and to lead the Selma march on Bloody Sunday."--FMG site
Meet the press( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Newt Gingrich, Doris Kearns Goodwin, and William Safire discuss the challenges ahead for president-elect, George Bush
Who are the poor? : a profile of the changing faces of poverty in the United States in 1987 by Michael Harrington( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foundations of freedom : constitutional history for high school classrooms( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A conversation with Eleanor Holmes Norton : held on June 29, 1979 at the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Washington, D.C by Eleanor Holmes Norton( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Athletics and academics : an uneasy alliance( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A panel discussion on the pros and cons of athletics in today's academic world
Women's role in contemporary society; the report of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, Sept. 21-25, 1970 by New York (N.Y.)( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race, Gender and Power in America by Gender and Power in America Race( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the forum that was organized to assess the impact on women of the testimony by Professor's Anita Hill before the Senate Judiciary Committee in which she charged sexual harassment by then Supreme Court nominee Judge Clarence Thomas. Provides and overview of sexual harassment law since the hearings. Includes a review of the hearings
Rosa Parks memorial service( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Televised coverage of the memorial service for civil rights legend Rosa Parks. Participants pay tribute to Ms. Parks as a catalyst of the civil rights movement, her legacy as a voice for the black community, and her service to the nation, in passionate speeches and with music
After integration : problems of race relations in the high school today : a study of Madison High School with recommendations for New York City schools by New York (N.Y.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sex discrimination in New York City : a progress report by New York (N.Y.)( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African-American women in the legal academy : selected bibliography of Patricia R. Harris, Lani Guinier, Patricia J. Williams, Emma Coleman Jordan and Eleanor Holmes Norton by Cheryl Smith Cheatham( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to land a top-paying federal job : your complete guide to opportunities, internships, résumés and cover letters, application essays (KSAs), interviews, salaries, promotions, and more! by Lily Whiteman( )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beat out the competition for sought-after jobs from the nationÆs largest employeràthe federal government
 
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Fire in my soul
Alternative Names
Eleanor Holmes Norton

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Eleanor Holmes Norton non-voting Delegate to to the United States Congress for the District of Columbia

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Holmes Norton, Eleanor

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