TITLE

Democratic Convention Keynote Address

AUTHOR(S)
Jordan, Barbara
PUB. DATE
August 1976
SOURCE
Vital Speeches of the Day;8/15/76, Vol. 42 Issue 21, p645
SOURCE TYPE
Primary Source Document
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
Presents the text of a speech given by Texas Congresswoman Barbara Jordan during the Democratic National Convention on July 12, 1976, which deals with the commitment of the U.S. Democratic Party to addressing the needs and problems of the citizens.
ACCESSION #
9889304

 

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