Item Details

Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth With Eloquent Thunder

edited by Max Sherman
Format
Book
Published
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2007.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture Series
ISBN
0292716370 (cloth : alk. paper)
Related Resources
Table of contents only Publisher description
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.
Description
xii, 96 p., [14] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. + 1 DVD (4 3/4 in.).
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [97]).
Series Statement
Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series bk. 15
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