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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

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

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