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Barbara Jordan : speaking the truth with eloquent thunder

Author: Barbara Jordan; Max R Sherman
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.
Series: Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series, bk. 15.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Revered by Americans across the political spectrum, Barbara Jordan was "the most outspoken moral voice of the American political system," in the words of former President Bill Clinton, who awarded her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. Throughout her career as a Texas senator, U.S. congresswoman, and distinguished professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Barbara Jordan lived by a simple  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996.
Barbara Jordan.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007
(OCoLC)606062797
Online version:
Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996.
Barbara Jordan.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608422547
Named Person: Barbara Jordan; Barbara Jordan
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Jordan; Max R Sherman
ISBN: 9780292716377 0292716370
OCLC Number: 70045782
Description: xii, 96 p., [14] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 videodisc (DVD : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Biography of Barbara Jordan, with student comments --
My personal introduction of Barbara Jordan --
Erosion of civil liberties : commencement speech, Howard University, May 11, 1974 --
The national political stage : rising to the occasion : the constitutional basis for impeachment, U.S. House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearings, July 25, 1974 --
Center stage : Democratic National Convention keynote address, July 12, 1976 --
The spotlight after Congress : Democratic National Convention keynote address, July 13, 1992 --
Barbara Jordan's take on three twenty-first-century political issues : confirmation of Supreme Court Justices : testimony in opposition to the nomination of Robert Bork, September 17, 1987 --
Immigration reform : congressional testimony as chair of the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, March 29, 1995 --
Religious faith and politics : prayer at the National Prayer Breakfast, February 2, 1978; address at the National Prayer Breakfast, February 2, 1984 --
The Sylvanus Thayer Award : unswerving dedication to principle : 1995 Sylvanus Thayer Award citation, West Point, October 5; Barbara Jordan's Thayer Award acceptance --
Epilogue : remarks of Bill Moyers at the memorial service for Barbara Jordan, University of Texas at Austin, January 28, 1996.
Series Title: Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series, bk. 15.
Responsibility: edited by Max Sherman.
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Revered by Americans across the political spectrum, Barbara Jordan was 'the most outspoken moral voice of the American political system'. This volume features several major political speeches that  Read more...

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Has a video DVD of BJ making the speeches.

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