Barbara Charline Jordan was a lawyer, educator, an American politician, and a leader of the Civil Rights Movement. A Democrat, she was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction, the first Southern African-American woman elected to the United States House of Representatives. Wikipedia*
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Barbara Jordan has 15 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1974 House Committee as a Democratic Representative for Texas's 18th district. The year with the most videos was 1988 with three videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1996 with an average of 2,523 views per program. Most appearances with Ann Richards (4), Bill Clinton (3), Federico F. Pena (2). Most common tags: Democratic National Convention, Constitution, Washington Politics.