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    Discussion on the 20th Anniversary of PublicAffairs

    A discussion on the 20th anniversary of the book publisher PublicAffairs, featuring its founder Peter Osnos as well as authors Vernon Jordan, Bradley Graham, and Maya Rao.

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    State of Black America

    The National Urban League released its annual “State of Black America” report. Speakers at the event addressed economic equality, education, and criminal justice reform. National Urban League President…

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    Vernon Jordan at Memorial Service for Robert S. Strauss

    A memorial service was held for former presidential adviser and Ambassador Robert S. Strauss, who died on March 19, 2014. In this portion Vernon Jordan delivered a eulogy.

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    Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the closing address on the second day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked…

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    Oral Histories: James Baldwin and Vernon Jordan

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    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Campaign, a series of peaceful protests of racial segregation laws in the American South. The campaign was met by violent attacks…

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    National Urban League Conference, Opening

    Following opening remarks by Maudine Cooper, Marc Morial, Democratic National Committee Chair Tim Kaine, and Republican National Committee Chair Michael Steele, Vernon Jordan gave the…

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    Justice Thurgood Marshall Memorial Service

    Speakers including Chief Justice William Rehnquist spoke at the memorial service for the late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. They praised Justice Marshall’s pioneering efforts for…

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    1996 Election Impact

    Mr. Vernon Jordan, personal adviser to President Clinton, talked about the impact of the 1996 elections on U.S. policies for the next four years. He speculated about the possibilities of a…

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    Secretary Brown Memorial Service

    The memorial service for Commerce Secretary Ron Brown, held at the Metropolitan Baptist Church in Washington D.C.. Brown was killed in the crash of a U.S. Air Force jet in Croatia that took…

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    Humphrey Humanitarian Award

    Vice President Gore and others spoke in honor of Mr. Bookbinder who won the Hubert Humphrey Humanitarian Award for his leadership and commitment to the organization. Senator Boxer addressed…

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    Democratic Presidential Dinner

    President Clinton attended the Democratic National Committee Gala at the Washington Hilton Hotel. Speaking to fellow Democrats, the President indicated that the United States has received…

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    U.S.-South Korea Official Dinner

    During an official dinner toast, President Bill Clinton and South Korean President Kim Young-sam toasted the continuing “excellent” relationship between the two countries. The toasts included numerous…

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    Black Leadership Issues

    Mr. Jordan delivered the keynote address to a national conference of African-American organizations on the position of African-Americans in the government at the beginning of the Clinton…

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    Self-Reliance and Community Responsibility

    The Brookings Institution, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank on public policy, held its 75th anniversary conference on public policy with invited speakers on U.S. domestic and foreign…

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    LBJ: The Difference He Made

    In the last session of the Lyndon Baines Symposium panelists discussed the difference President Johnson made in their lives.

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    Commencement Address

    Vernon Jordan delivered the commencement address at George Mason University.

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Breakfast

    The 6th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial Breakfast was held by the United Planning Organization.

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    Democratic Social Agenda

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