Shirley Chisholm

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Shirley Chisholm has 15 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1972 Vignette. The year with the most videos was 1986 with two videos. Most appearances with Jesse Jackson (2), Eleanor Holmes Norton (2), Sharon Pratt (2). Most common tags: African Americans, Women in Politics, Democratic National Convention.

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U.S. Representative, D-NY 12th January 3, 1969 - January 3, 1983 Videos: 15

Recent Appearances

  • Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Shirley Chisholm Memorial Service

    Members paid tribute to the life and career of civil rights activist and first black U.S. representative, Shirley Chisholm.…

  • U.S.-Caribbean Relations

    U.S.-Caribbean Relations

    Civil rights activist and U.S. ambassador-designate to Jamaica Shirley Chisholm spoke to a meeting of black women on her…

  • Life and Career of Shirley Chisholm

    Life and Career of Shirley Chisholm

    Former Congresswoman Chisholm talked about her career as a politician, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and a…

  • 20th Annual Victory Luncheon

    20th Annual Victory Luncheon

    Shirley Chisholm, the first woman to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 1972, addressed the 20th annual victory…

  • Living Legacy Award

    Living Legacy Award

    The Living Legacy Award is given to black senior citizens who have made special contributions to the country and to…

  • National Women's Political Caucus Gala Party

    National Women's Political Caucus Gala Party

    The National Women’s Political Caucus marked its twentieth anniversary in Washington with a celebration of the twenty years of history…

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