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State Legislatures: Ethics and the 1990s

Description: Text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the National Conference of State Legislatures in Cincinnati, Ohio. She discusses the political ethical environment of the 1990s, the behavior of legislators, and racism.
Date: July 28, 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

State Legislatures: Ethics and the 1990s

Description: Text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the National Conference of State Legislatures in Cincinnati, Ohio. She discusses the political ethical environment of the 1990s, the behavior of legislators, and racism.
Date: July 28, 1992
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Congress, Good and Bad

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan for a Recruitment and Training Program, about the process of government and particularly Congress.
Date: March 28, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Air Pollution Control for Houston

Description: Text of speech by Barbara Jordan regarding oxidant air pollution in Houston, Texas, the Environmental Protection Agency power following the Clean Air Act, and the lack of cooperation between the Texas Air Control Board and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Date: May 28, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Congress, Good and Bad

Description: Text of speech delivered by Barbara Jordan discussing whether or not individual people are well served by the government, and how government decisions can have unforeseen outcomes for individuals. Handwritten edits appear throughout the document.
Date: March 28, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Seeking Equilibrium

Description: Two copies of a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at a fundraiser for Mayor Richard D. Hatcher in Gary, Indiana.
Date: February 28, 1975
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
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. Handwritten edits appear in the text.
Date: May 28, 1976
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University