Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities

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Text for a speech about the responsibility of democracy, given by Barbara C. Jordan as a Williams Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University.

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11 p. ; 28 cm.

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Jordan, Barbara C. March 26, 1992.

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Text for a speech about the responsibility of democracy, given by Barbara C. Jordan as a Williams Lecturer at Johns Hopkins University.

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11 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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Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities (Text)

Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities

Text of speech delivered at the University of Vermont by Barbara Jordan regarding the necessity of an educated electorate in a democratic nation.

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Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities (Text)

Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities

Text for a speech about the responsibility of democracy, given by Barbara C. Jordan as a Rosen Lecturer at the University of Vermont.

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Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities, ark:/67531/metapth595172

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  • March 26, 1992

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Jordan, Barbara C. Accepting Democracy's Responsibilities, text, March 26, 1992; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth611492/: accessed October 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Southern University.