TITLE

Black caucus loses four members after 104th session of congress

PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
Jet;10/21/96, Vol. 90 Issue 23, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the loss of four Afro-American from the United States Congress in 1996. The loss of Cardiss Collins (D-Ill), Cleo Fields (D-LA), Barbara-Rose Collins (D-MI), and Harold Ford (D-TN); Reasons for their not returning to the House.
ACCESSION #
9610307885

 

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