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Barbara Jordan

Author: James Haskins
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the Congresswoman from Texas, the first black woman ever to be elected to that office from the South.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Barbara Jordan; Barbara Jordan
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Haskins
ISBN: 0803704526 9780803704527
OCLC Number: 2966288
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1978.
Description: 215 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Early years --
2. College and law school --
3. Big hopes --
4. Realized --
5. Freshman in the Texas Senate --
6. Triumphs and tragedies --
7. Rising political fortunes --
8. Barbara Jordan for Congress --
9. Governor for a day, and congresswoman-elect --
10. First year in Congress --
11. The impeachment hearings --
12. A freshman no more --
13. The future for Barbara Jordan.
Responsibility: by James Haskins.

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A biography of the Congresswoman from Texas, the first black woman ever to be elected to that office from the South.

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