Eulogy of the Late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Text of speech wherein Barbara Jordan eulogizes Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking of his accomplishments, his effect on the politics of the United States, and his death. Handwritten edits appear amid the typed text.

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7 p. ; 28 cm.

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996 1976.

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Text of speech wherein Barbara Jordan eulogizes Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking of his accomplishments, his effect on the politics of the United States, and his death. Handwritten edits appear amid the typed text.

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7 p. ; 28 cm.

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Photographs from the Barbara C. Jordan Archives. Barbara Jordan ran for the Texas House twice (1962, 1964). She won a seat in the Texas Senate in 1966, becoming the first African American since Reconstruction to do so.

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Text of speech wherein Barbara Jordan eulogizes Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking of his accomplishments, his effect on the politics of the United States, and his death.

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Text of speech wherein Barbara Jordan eulogizes Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking of his accomplishments, his effect on the politics of the United States, and his death. Handwritten edits appear amid the typed text.

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  • 1976

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  • 1956 - 1974

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  • March 5, 2015, 1:21 a.m.

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Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996. Eulogy of the Late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., text, 1976; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth595056/: accessed February 25, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.

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