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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues.

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    Make it Plain: A Life of Speaking

    Vernon Jordan spoke at the American Library Association annual meeting about his book Make It Plain: A Life of Speaking (PublicAffairs; November 3, 2008). He explained how he and other…

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    NAACP Centennial Convention

    Speakers celebrated the 100th anniversary of the NAACP. They spoke about historic achievements and the future of the civil rights movement. This plenary session of the NAACP Centennial Convention…

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    Pennsylvania State University Commencement

    Mr. Jordan offered words of encouragement to graduates of the Scholl of Liberal Arts at Pennsylvania State University and talked about racial diversity and the legacy of the Supreme Court…

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    Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir

    Vernon Jordan talked about his book Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir, published by Public Affairs. He described his experiences as an African-American, the civil rights movement, his career, and,…

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    Maynard Jackson Funeral Service

    Participants paid tribute to the life and career of Former Mayor Maynard Jackson.

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    Authors Book Signing

    Mr. Jordan is the author of Vernon Can Read!

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    Celebration of Books Awards Luncheon

    The awards luncheon featured a panel of authors talking about their upcoming books. Mr. Jordan is the author of Vernon Can Read!, published by PublicAffairs/Perseus Books Group; Mr. Halberstam is…

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    Civil Rights Issues

    Mr. Jordan spoke about his background, his personal experiences with the civil rights movements, and about other issues of social justice.

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    Presidential Investigation

    Mr. Jordan answered questions regarding independent counsel Kenneth Starr’s investigation, and his testimony to the grand jury.

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    Grand Jury Media Stakeout

    Presidential advisor Vernon Jordan met with reporters following his appearance before the Whitewater grand jury at the U.S. District Court. He said that he answered all the questions posed…

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    Presidential Investigation

    Mr. Jordan emerged from the courthouse to meet with the press. He said he again answered all the questions truthfully and to the best of his ability. He said Mr. Starr’s office is not…

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    Presidential Investigation

    After testifying before the federal grand jury, Vernon Jordan talked with reporters. He repeated previous statements that he had not told or encouraged Monica Lewinsky to lie.

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    Presidential Investigation

    Vernon Jordan, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Field, Law Firm-Senior Partner, talked to reporters after testifying to a federal grand jury about regarding President Clinton’s relationship with former…

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    The Church and Community

    Speakers talked about the role of churches and communities in effecting change. They talked about the importance of the two institutions and examples of how they have come together for…

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    Presidential Investigation

    Presidential Advisor Vernon Jordan made a brief statement concerning his role in helping Monica Lewinsky find employment through contacts in the private sector and by recommending a lawyer…

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