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Barbara Jordan : American hero

Author: Mary Beth Rogers
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the first Black woman elected to the Texas Senate and the U.S. Congress details her rise from Houston's Fifth Ward to influential political leader, and her decision to become a teacher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rogers, Mary Beth.
Barbara Jordan.
New York : Bantam Books, 1998
(OCoLC)607106504
Named Person: Barbara Jordan
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Beth Rogers
ISBN: 0553106031 9780553106039
OCLC Number: 38948393
Description: xviii, 414 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Color --
Ch. 2. The Ancestors --
Ch. 3. The Community --
Ch. 4. The Gift of Voice --
Ch. 5. The Transition --
Ch. 6. The Joy of Politics --
Ch. 7. The Right to Vote --
Ch. 8. The Pursuit of Power --
Ch. 9. Friends in High Places --
Ch. 10. The Opportunity --
Ch. 11. Running for Congress --
Ch. 12. The U.S. Congress --
Ch. 13. Watergate --
Ch. 14. "One of Those Texas Tribal Things" --
Ch. 15. The Voting Rights Act of 1975 --
Ch. 16. Democrats --
Ch. 17. Decisions --
Ch. 18. Withdrawal and Renewal --
Ch. 19. American Patriot --
Ch. 20. Final Assignment.
Responsibility: Mary Beth Rogers.
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A portrait of the first Black woman elected to the Texas Senate and the U.S. Congress details her rise from Houston's Fifth Ward to influential political leader, and her decision to become a teacher.

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