Barbara jordan s 1976 democratic convention keynote

We must not become the "New Puritans" and reject our society. We admit our mistakes. More is required — More is required of public officials than slogans and handshakes and press releases. But what we can do is to find new ways to implement that system and realize our destiny.

The America We Pursue. And now -- now we must look to the future. This is the question which must be answered in Now what are these beliefs? If the public official says that, we [public officials] must be the first to give. Thank you ladies and gentlemen for a very warm reception.

[Barbara Jordan's Keynote Address before the Democratic National Convention, July 12, 1976]

We must hold ourselves strictly accountable. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Imagine what it takes to be a minority — not only a woman, but a woman of color — and a freshman congresswoman to speak against the ethical atrocities of the Nixon administration.

Photo by Dev O'Neill. Sure, conventions require strong speakers. Equally impressive, she continued to serve after her political career by humbly passing her knowledge down to the next generation as a professor here at the LBJ school.

Each seeking to satisfy private wants. First, we believe in equality for all and privileges for none. It was one hundred and forty-four years ago that members of the Democratic Party first met in convention to select a Presidential candidate. I could list the many problems which Americans have.

It is a concept deeply rooted in a set of beliefs firmly etched in the national conscience of all of us. The commission recommended that total immigration be cut be by one-third to approximatelyper year.

We must address and master the future together. I have confidence that we can form this kind of national community. More is required of public officials than slogans and handshakes and press releases.

We must address and master the future together. But there is something different about tonight. We focus on that keynote this Friday.Text of keynote speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Democratic National Convention in New York City.

She discusses the values of the Democratic Party and the formation of a national community. Text of keynote speech delivered by Barbara Jordan at the Democratic National Convention in New York City.

She discusses the values of the Democratic Party and the formation of a national community.

Barbara Jordan, 1976 Democratic National Convention Keynote Address (1976)

Democratic National Convention Keynote Address - July 12, Barbara Jordan. July 12, — New York City, New York. Democratic National Convention Print friendly Video. categories: Campaign Speech, Keynote Address, Speeches.

Barbara Jordan, am a keynote speaker. On July 12,Barbara Jordan, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, became the first African American woman to deliver the keynote address to the Democratic National Convention.

Barbara Jordan delivering the keynote address before the Democratic National Convention Inshe was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, the first woman elected in her own right to represent Texas in the House.

Barbara Jordan, 1976 Democratic National Convention Keynote Address (1976)

Full text of Barbara Jordan Democratic National Convention Keynote Address. Barbara Charline Jordan. Democratic National Convention Keynote Address.

1976 Democratic National Convention Keynote Address - July 12, 1976

delivered 12 JulyNew York, NY Barbara Jordan, am a keynote speaker. When -- A lot of years passed sinceand during that time it would have been most unusual for any.

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