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The author of this slim book was Jordan’s debate coach at Texas Southern University. He focuses on her professional and political achievements, legislation she helped pass as a Texas state senator and U.S. Congresswoman (e.g., Workman’s Compensation Act, Voting Rights Act), and her oratorical skill. Bryant includes the texts of two of Jordan’s most famous speeches (her remarks at Nixon’s impeachment hearing, her keynote address at the 1976 Democratic Convention). There is little about her ...more