xii, 96 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm +.
9780292716377 cloth alkaline paper 0292716370 cloth alkaline paper
Louann Atkins Temple women & culture series ; bk. 15.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (page ).
Formatted Contents Note
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.