Barbara Jordan: Statement to the Press

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Text of a statement given to the press by Barbara C. Jordan endorsing the Dukakis-Bentsen ticket in the upcoming Presidential election.

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1 p. ; 28 cm.

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Jordan, Barbara C. September 10, 1988.

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Text of a statement given to the press by Barbara C. Jordan endorsing the Dukakis-Bentsen ticket in the upcoming Presidential election.

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1 p. ; 28 cm.

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The Barbara C. Jordan Archives

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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  • September 10, 1988

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Jordan, Barbara C. Barbara Jordan: Statement to the Press, text, September 10, 1988; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth595284/: accessed July 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.