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Barbara C. Jordan--selected speeches

Author: Barbara Jordan; Sandra Parham
Publisher: Washington, DC : Howard University Press, 1999.
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"In this volume, editor Sandra Parham (Archivist, Barbara Jordan Archives) has selected speeches that give readers an insight into Jordan's philosophy on ethics, diversity, and government at a time when our citizens have serious questions about all three. Although printed speeches may not adequately express Jordan's abilities as a consummate orator, they do share her determination, tenacity, and absolute sense of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996.
Barbara C. Jordan--selected speeches.
Washington, DC : Howard University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)605494012
Online version:
Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996.
Barbara C. Jordan--selected speeches.
Washington, DC : Howard University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607346402
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Jordan; Sandra Parham
ISBN: 0882581996 9780882581996
OCLC Number: 40856792
Description: xvi, 111 pages, [15] pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Barbara Charline Jordan, 1936-1996 --
The Barbara Jordan Archives --
Selected Speeches On ... The Constitution --
Nothing New Under the Sun --
Moving on from Watergate --
Reflections on the Constitution --
It's More Than a Lifeless Archives --
National Archives Address --
Women and the Constitution: The Challenge --
Selected Speeches on ... Government and Democracy --
The Law, the Promise, and the Power --
In Search of Humanity --
Civil Liberties: Inoperative? Inaudible? Unintelligible? Expletive Deleted? --
Can We Govern Ourselves? --
Harvard University Commencement Address --
Council on Foundations Keynote Address --
Selected Speeches on ... Civil Rights and Diversity --
E Pluribus Unum: Myth or Reality? One from Many --
How Do We Live with Each Other's Deepest Differences? --
Does the Idea of Civil Rights Remain a Good Idea as We Approach the Year 2000 A.D.? --
Selected Speeches on ... Ethics --
The Rebirth of Ethics--A Pervasive Challenge --
Ethical Dilemmas of Leadership --
Famous Speeches --
Democratic National Convention Address --
Change: From What to What? --
Testimony Before the House Judiciary Committee (Watergate) --
Statement Given to Time Magazine on Retirement from Congress.
Other Titles: Speeches.
Responsibility: edited by Sandra Parham ; with an introduction by Ann Richards.

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"In this volume, editor Sandra Parham (Archivist, Barbara Jordan Archives) has selected speeches that give readers an insight into Jordan's philosophy on ethics, diversity, and government at a time when our citizens have serious questions about all three. Although printed speeches may not adequately express Jordan's abilities as a consummate orator, they do share her determination, tenacity, and absolute sense of integrity and ethical responsibility. In fact, her emphasis on ethics in government could be summed up in these words: "Just because it's legal, doesn't make it right!""--Jacket.

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