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Barbara Jordan

American Hero

Barbara Jordan( )
Author: Rogers, Mary Beth
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $21.00
Book Description:

Barbara Jordan was the first African American to serve in the Texas Senate since Reconstruction, the first black woman elected to Congress from the South, and the first to deliver the keynote address at a national party convention. Yet Jordan herself remained a mystery, a woman so private that even her close friends did not know the name of the illness that debilitated her for two decades until it struck her down at the age of fifty-nine. In Barbara Jordan, Mary...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Political
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / American / African American Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.01 x 9.01 x 1.14 Inches
Book Weight:1.038 Pounds

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