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Pete Snelson Roast, September 29, 1986

Description: Text of remarks given by Barbara Jordan at the roast of Pete Snelson. She gently makes fun of Snelson while praising his work ethic and personal qualities.
Date: September 29, 1986
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

Seconding Speech For Senator Lloyd Bentsen

Description: Text for a speech by Barbara C. Jordan at the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, seconding the nomination of Lloyd Bentsen.
Date: July 21, 1988
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Equality, Liberty and the Pursuit of Community in America

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at the Texas Committee for the Humanities, entitled "Equality, Liberty and the Pursuit of Community in America."
Date: November 13, 1987
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Salute to Black Elected Officials

Description: Text of a speech by Barbara C. Jordan entitled "Salute to Black Elected Officials," given at the Seventh Annual Dinner, Joint Center for Political Studies, and the Fourth National Policy Institute.
Date: March 2, 1984
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Intellectual and the Politician

Description: Text of a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan as an address to the Graduate Assembly of the University of Texas-Austin Faculty Club. The speech is entitled "The Intellectual and the Politician."
Date: November 9, 1985
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Let's Celebrate Democracy

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at the United Auto Workers 29th Constitutional Convention in Anaheim, California.
Date: June 19, 1989
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Is Our Democracy At Risk?

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan as part of the Bea and Boone Pickens Distinguished Lecture Series of West Texas State University about American democracy.
Date: November 1, 1988
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

The Supply Side of Race

Description: Text of a speech entitled "The Supply Side of Race," given by Barbara C. Jordan at the Urban League Banquet in Austin, Texas.
Date: October 10, 1981
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan: Statement to the Press

Description: Text of a statement given to the press by Barbara C. Jordan endorsing the Dukakis-Bentsen ticket in the upcoming Presidential election.
Date: September 10, 1988
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

It's More Than A Lifeless Archives

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at the Constitution Day Naturalization Ceremony, entitled "It's More Than A Lifeless Archives." The speech describes the purpose and continuing efficacy of the U.S. Constitution.
Date: September 17, 1987
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

Barbara Jordan: Damon Wells Fellow

Description: Transcript of a speech made by Barbara C. Jordan on a visit to The Kincaid School in Houston, with a question-and-answer session as well. Several photos are included, and a short, typed introduction.
Date: March 1986
Creator: The Kinkaid School
Partner: Texas Southern University

Is Our Stewardship of Liberty Flagging?

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at the Spirit of Liberty Award Ceremony for People for the American Way in New York. Also included is a letter from Philip Bobbitt to Barbara Jordan containing quotes from Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., Judge Learned Hand, and Voltaire.
Date: November 17, 1988
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

"Here, Sir, the People Govern"

Description: Text of remarks by Barbara Jordan before the Hollywood Women's Political Committee in Los Angeles, California. She discusses Rosa Parks and ongoing challenges to civil rights in the United States and abroad.
Date: November 3, 1989
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

When You Care, Things Happen

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan for the American Nurses' Association in Louisville, Kentucky, about the importance of caring.
Date: June 11, 1988
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara Jordan's Presentation at "The Imperative for Excellence in American Society" Symposium, February 4, 1983]

Description: Text of a portion of the proceedings from "The Imperative for Excellence in American Society," a symposium held by the University of Texas at Austin. The first page is part of a program from that event, with an asterisk written beside "Excellence in the Professions and Public Service - Professor Barbara C. Jordan." The next two pages are from an unknown magazine and contains snippets from several of the speaker's presentations. The numbered section that follows contains Barbara Jordan's presentation on the value of people and American exceptionalism.
Date: February 4, 1983
Creator: Jordan, Barbara, 1936-1996
Partner: Texas Southern University

[Barbara C. Jordan Press Conference and Minimum Competency Testing Hearing Remarks]

Description: Text for a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan at a press conference in Washington D.C., detailing her reasons for serving as hearing officer for the National Institute of Education's clarification hearing. Also included are her opening and closing remarks as hearing officer for the Minimum Competency Testing Hearing.
Date: July 1981
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University