For the month of October, we’ll be doing a daily series of posts featuring some of the most memorable politicians from the 1950s, 60s, and early 70s. You can see many cool additional images at Boom Underground.
Encore, August 1974
Barbara Jordan served in the Texas State Senate from 1967-73, and the U.S. House of Representatives from 1973-79. Her keynote address at the 1976 Democratic National Convention is considered one of the greatest American political speeches of all time.