JORDAN, Barbara Charline, 1936-1996


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Extended Bibliography

Aghahowa, Brenda Eatman. “Grace Under Fire: The Rhetoric of Watergate and Patriotism, Barbara Jordan Style (Texas)." Ph.D. diss., University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004.

“Barbara Charline Jordan” in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.

“Barbara Charline Jordan" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Blue, Rose, and Corinne Naden. Barbara Jordan. New York: Chelsea House, 1992.

Bryant, Ira Babington. Barbara Charline Jordan: From the Ghetto to the Capital. Houston: D. Armstrong, 1977.

Canas, Kathryn Anne. “Barbara Jordan, Shirley Chisholm, and Lani Guinier: Crafting Identification Through the Rhetorical Interbraiding of Value." Ph.D. diss., The University of Utah, 2002.

Crawford, Ann Fears. Barbara Jordan: Breaking The Barriers. Houston, TX: Halcyon Press, 2003.

Curtin, Mary Ellen, “Reaching for Power: Barbara C. Jordan and Liberals in the Texas Legislature, 1966-1972." The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. 108, No. 2 (October 2004): 210-31.

Fenno, Richard F. Going Home: Black Representatives and Their Constituents. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Green, Robert L. Barbara Jordan: Daring Black Leader. Milwaukee: Franklin, 1974.

Haskins, James. Barbara Jordan. New York: Dial Press, 1977.

Holmes, Barbara Ann. “Barbara Jordan’s Speeches, 1974-1995: Ethics, Public Religion and Jurisprudence." Ph.D. diss., Vanderbilt University, 1998.

___. A Private Woman in Public Spaces: Barbara Jordan’s Speeches on Ethics, Public Religion, and Law. Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2000.

Horwitz, Linda Diane. “Transforming Appearance into Rhetorical Argument: Rhetorical Criticism of Public Speeches of Barbara Jordan, Lucy Parsons, and Angela Y. Davis." Ph.D. diss., Northwestern University, 1998.

Jacobs, Linda. Barbara Jordan: Keeping Faith. St. Paul: EMC Corp., 1978.

Jeffrey, Laura S. Barbara Jordan: Congresswoman, Lawyer, Educator. Springfield, N. J.: Enslow Publishers, 1997.

Johnson, Linda Carlson. Barbara Jordan, Congresswoman. Woodbridge, CT: Blackbirch Press, 1990.

Jordan, Barbara. Speaking the Truth With Eloquent Thunder. Edited by Max Sherman. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2007.

Jordan, Barbara, and Shelby Hearon. Barbara Jordan: A Self-Portrait. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1979.

Kelin, Norman, and Sabra-Anne Kelin. Barbara Jordan. Los Angeles: Melrose Square Publishing Company, 1993.

Kirk, Rita G. “Barbara Jordan: The Rise of a Black Woman Politician." M.A. thesis, University of Arkansas, 1978.

McNair, Joseph D. Barbara Jordan: African American Politician. Chanhassen, MN: Child’s World, 2001.

Mendelsohn, James. Barbara Jordan: Getting Things Done. Brookfield, CT: Twenty-First Century Books, 2000.

Rhodes, Lisa Renee. Barbara Jordan: Voice of Democracy. New York: Franklin Watts, 1998.

Roberts, Naurice. Barbara Jordan: The Great Lady From Texas. Chicago, IL: Children’s Press, 1984.

Rogers, Mary Beth. Barbara Jordan: American Hero. New York: Bantam Books, 1998.

Thompson, Wayne N. “Barbara Jordan’s Keynote Address: The Juxtaposition of Contradictory Values." Southern Speech Communication Journal 44 (Spring 1979): 223-32.