Barbara Jordan (1936-1996) (D-TX) - Congresswoman And Judiciary Committee Member

" 'My faith in the Constitution is whole, it is complete, it is total. I am not going to sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminution, the subversion, the destruction of the Constitution. It is reason and not passion which must guide our deliberations, guide our debate, and guide our decision.'

Congresswoman Barbara Jordan (D-TX) speaking during the House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearings on President Richard Nixon, July 25, 1974.

2017 Publication Award

The San Antonio Conservation Society presented their 2017 Publication Award to Dr. Patrick Cox for the publication: Picturing Texas Politics: A Photographic History from Sam Houston to Rick Perry. Chuck Bailey and Dr. Patrick Cox coauthored the volume published by the University of Texas Press.

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Dr. Patrick Cox of Wimberley, Texas in an award-winning and acclaimed historian, author and conservationist. A sixth generation Texan, he resides in Wimberley, Texas and is President of Patrick Cox Consultants, LLC. His firm specializes in historical research, writing projects and oral histories for individuals, corporations, public agencies and nonprofit organizations.

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Barbara Jordan (1936-1996) (D-TX) - Congresswoman And Judiciary Committee Member
" 'My faith in the Constitution is whole, it is complete, it is tot
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  • Texas Oral History Association Kenneth E. Hendrickson Award - 2017
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Texas State University presented the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Texas State Alumni Association for professional and personal accomplishments.

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