• tonight you will hear an excerpt of barbara jordan’s 1976 democratic convention keynote address • this speech was ranked 5th in the top 100 american speeches of the 20th century • and was considered by many historians to have been the best convention keynote speech in modern history until the 2004 keynote by barack obama. In 1976, jordan was the first african-american woman to deliver the keynote address at the democratic national convention, a speech that is still lauded as one of the best in modern history after retiring from politics in 1979, jordan taught ethics at the university of texas at austin lyndon b johnson school of public affairs. View notes - barbara jordan democratic convention keynote address 1976 from comm 324 at university of maryland equality for all and privileges for none government has an obligation to actively seek.
Jordan, who had suffered from multiple sclerosis since 1973, was wheelchair-bound by the time she was invited to give her second democratic convention keynote address in 1992. In 1976 barbara jordan stood in front of the national convention as the first african american to deliver the keynote address the address she delivered underscored the unrealized principles of a democratic party that would that would, in the end, call presidency in 1976. Barbara jordan delivering the keynote address before the 1976 democratic national convention in 1972, she was elected to the us house of representatives, the first woman elected in her own right to represent texas in the house.
Former representative barbara jordan delivered the keynote address at the 1976 democratic national convention skip to main content search the history of over 339 billion web pages on the internet. 42 speech and communication study play what is the historical significance of congresswoman barbara jordan's keynote address at the democratic national convention in the summer of 1976 she was the first african american woman to deliver the keynote address. On july 12, 1976, barbara jordan, a member of the us house of representatives, became the first african american woman to deliver the keynote address to the democratic national convention. Learning from barbara jordan – one of america’s most profound leaders march 9, 2017 uncategorized lillianmcgray note: below is the video (parts 1-3) of the 1976 keynote address given by barbara jordan at the democratic convention. Barbara jordan's involvement with other members of congress is represented in the papers, as well as her involvement with the democratic national committee, and correspondence in reaction to her keynote speech at the 1976 democratic convention.
Following are excerpts from the keynote address to the 1976 democratic national convention by representative barbara jordan of texas: one hundred and forty-four years ago, members of the. What is the historical significance of congresswoman barbara jordan's keynote address at the democratic national convention in the summer of 1976 a she was the first african american woman to deliver the keynote address. 1976 democratic national convention keynote address barbara charline jordan 12 july 1976 in new york, ny tone serious, urgent, motivational, patriotic, and zealous audience: intellectual democratic followers, specifically democratic party delegates allusions to us history and current topics that are. Americanrhetoriccom offers a video recording of jordan's 1976 democratic national convention keynote address given in new york, new york, on july 12, 1976, and an audio version of jordan's statement on the articles of impeachment to the house judiciary committee on july 25, 1974. Summative analysis - 1976 dnc keynote speech s: speaker barbara c jordan s: speaker religious, poor family o: occasion democratic national convention.
The article criticizes the keynote speeches of us senator john glenn (d-ohio) and representative barbara jordan (d-tex) during the democratic national convention at madison square garden in new york in 1976. Excerpt from “1976 democratic national convention keynote address” by barbara jordan (july 12, 1976) many are distrustful of their leaders, and believe that their voices are never heard. Famous speech friday: barbara jordan's democratic convention keynote for many, barbara jordan was the definition of an eloquent woman her rhetoric was decidedly old-school, shaped by her legal and legislative work, and the fact that she was a groundbreaker as both a woman and an african-american. Democratic national convention keynote address delivered 12 july 1976, new york, ny now i began this speech by commenting to you on the uniqueness of a barbara jordan making a keynote address well i am going to close my speech by quoting a republican microsoft word - barbara jordan - 1976 dnc addressdoc.
Soapstone for barbara jordan’s keynote address to 1976 democratic national convention. Text of keynote speech delivered by barbara jordan at the 1976 democratic national convention in new york city she discusses the values of the democratic party and the formation of a national community. I, barbara jordan, am a keynote speaker a lot of years passed since 1832, and during that time it would have been most unusual for any national political party to ask that a barbara jordan to deliver a keynote address.