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Federal Efforts to Assist Family Planning

Description: Text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the annual meeting of the Houston Planned Parenthood Association. She talks about the necessity of family planning and related upcoming legislation.
Date: July 30, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Testimony of Representative Barbara Jordan Before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health and the Interstate and Foreign Commerce Subcommittee on Health and the Environment, May 11, 1977

Description: Text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan asking for the inclusion of the text of H.R. 6854 into any future hospital cost containment laws. This calls for the inclusion of itemized statements when a patient leaves the hospital.
Date: May 11, 1977
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Ethic of Responsibility

Description: Text of a commencement speech delivered by Barbara Jordan to the graduating class of Texas Tech University Law School. She discusses the necessity of values in the legal profession and how lawyers are the defenders of democracy.
Date: May 13, 1995
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Values in Common

Description: Text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan to the graduating class of Middlebury College. She discusses virtues necessary for a democracy: truth, tolerance, respect, and community.
Date: May 24, 1987
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan's Declaration of Not Seeking Reelection]

Description: Text by Barbara Jordan in which she declares that she will not seek reelection after her term ends in 1978. She notes that she does not know what the future holds for her and that her time in government has not made her cynical.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Letter from Kevin Sullivan to Ralph Carrigan, January 12, 1977]

Description: Letter from Kevin Sullivan to Ralph Carrigan regarding an enclosed copy of Barbara Jordan's speech to the Fifth Circuit Conference. The speech is not included in the record. Sullivan says that Carrigan may use the address in a spring issue of The Houston Lawyer.
Date: January 12, 1977
Creator: Sullivan, Kevin J.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Thirty Million Texans?

Description: Photocopied sections of a document that describes the ethnic makeup of Texas. It includes growth projections of the racial makeup of the education system and the labor market from 1990 to 2020.
Date: 1993
Creator: Bouvier, Leon F. & Poston, Dudley L., Jr.
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Americanization Ideal

Description: Text wherein Barbara Jordan, Peter Goldmark, and Antonia Hernandez discuss immigration in America. The text begins with a copy of an article by Barbara Jordan that also discusses the subject of immigration and xenophobia.
Date: September 11, 1995
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Great Society and Its Markings

Description: Text of keynote address by Barbara Jordan at "The Great Society: A Twenty-Year Critique" event held at Austin, Texas. She discusses the virtues of Lyndon Johnson's vision for the American people.
Date: April 1985
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

A Congressional View of the Judiciary

Description: Text of speech that was to be delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference in Houston, Texas. She discusses congressional dissatisfaction with the judiciary. The reasons she gives include their lifetime tenure, their pay, and the idea that they also write laws instead of merely adjudicate.
Date: May 24, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

A Congressional View of the Judiciary

Description: Text of speech that was to be delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference in Houston, Texas. She discusses congressional dissatisfaction with the judiciary. The reasons she gives include their lifetime tenure, their pay, and the idea that they also write laws instead of merely adjudicate.
Date: May 24, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Judiciary: Strengths & Weaknesses

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding the animosity between the United States Congress and the nation's judiciary.
Date: 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University