Event: VIRTUAL | BARBARA JORDAN COMES TO WASHINGTON
Organizer: SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Date: Aug 18th 5:30pm Eastern Time (USA). Equivalent times:
Americas - PT: Aug 18th 2:30pm | ET: Aug 18th 5:30pm.
Europe - UK: Aug 18th 10:30pm | CET: Aug 18th 11:30pm.
APAC - CST/HKT/SGT: Aug 19th 5:30am | AET: Aug 19th 7:30am.
"Congresswoman Barbara Jordan made history in 1974 when she delivered the opening statement for President Richard Nixon’s impeachment hearings. This moment launched the Texas politician into the national spotlight and set the tone for a career that carried out the promise of the American dream. This one-hour program explores the history of this remarkable woman and examines the limitations for Black, queer and women politicians both then and now..."
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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND CREDITS
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Cover image credits: Zack Frank, Smithsonian American Art Museum, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons