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"...dinner and speeches by Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Barbara Jordan, John F. Kennedy, and others. 7:30-9pm. First Unitarian..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature

Big, Bright Eyes of Texas
Celebrating the life of the bigger-than-life Ann Richards
"...politely," she said. "We sat behind the bench with Barbara Jordan and yelled until we were hoarse." Noting that..."

Sept. 22, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Texas Pantheon
" Texas women who came and went before her: Barbara Jordan, Katherine Anne Porter, Babe Didrickson, Sippie Wallace, Janis..."

Sept. 19, 2006 Postmarks

Big, Bright Eyes of Texas
Celebrating the life of the bigger-than-life Ann Richards
"...politely," she said. "We sat behind the bench with Barbara Jordan and yelled until we were hoarse." Noting that..."

Sept. 15, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Political Realist
An Interview With Ben Barnes
"...people on. That's why I worked so closely with Barbara Jordan. I thought she was the greatest thing in..."

July 7, 2006 News Feature by Amy Smith

Summer Reading
"...survivors who don't give a shit. "The Making of Barbara Jordan," by William Broyles Jr., depicts a fearless and..."

June 9, 2006 Books Feature by Marrit Ingman

Rare Bird
From her office vantage point, beside the rosy glow of the majestic Capitol dome, 78-year-old feminist, political powerhouse, and gay rights lobbyist Bettie Naylor keeps a watchful eye over the doings at the legislature
"...same plumes as iconic, outspoken progressives like Ann Richards, Barbara Jordan, and Liz Carpenter, this curious, elegant creature is..."

June 3, 2005 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

Time to Rename Airport Boulevard
"...would love to see Airport Boulevard renamed something appropriate. Barbara Jordan Boulevard sounds nice. Robert Mueller Boulevard would be..."

April 12, 2005 Postmarks

Confederacy of Love
The Sons of Confederate Veterans take a stand for the old dominion at UT
"...year – the university is planning new statues of Barbara Jordan and Cesar Chavez – even as coming legislative..."

Nov. 19, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

A Bumpy Landing at Mueller?
The generation-long airport saga enters a critical phase
" is at the corner of Mueller Boulevard and Barbara Jordan Boulevard.) The Planning Commission's recommendation to delete "construction..."

Aug. 27, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Capitol Chronicle
Chapter Two: The Re-Redistricting Hearings Produce Much Heat, Little Light
"...or Death" Wilson says he would rather have "one Barbara Jordan" in Congress than a half-dozen white Democratic allies...."

July 4, 2003 News Column by Michael King

Our readers talk back.
"...latest commission to study this massive scam and put Barbara Jordan at its head. This and Father Theodore Hesberg's..."

May 30, 2003 Column

The House Democrats on Ending Robin Hood
"...might well be the next Jonas Salk, the next Barbara Jordan, or maybe the next Laurel Clark, went to..."

Feb. 14, 2003 News Feature

Our readers talk back.
"...Mr. Larry Speck as being the designer of the Barbara Jordan terminal. The design architects were in fact the..."

Feb. 7, 2003 Column

Bergstrom 2020 (or thereabouts): The Master Plan
The ABIA Master Plan looks to the future.
"...A. Add six gates to Barbara Jordan Terminal..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature

Now Playing
"...Barbara Jordan Cast bronze portrait bust on granite base David..."

Dec. 20, 2002 Arts Feature

One City, Three Books
Austin's become a popular place for public reading programs.
"...Lynne is a local playwright (Afterlives, E Pluribus Unum: Barbara Jordan, One Voice) who is spearheading much of the..."

April 19, 2002 Books Feature by Clay Smith

One State, One Book, One Woman
"...Deborah Hamilton-Lynne, an Austin playwright (Afterlives, E Pluribus Unum: Barbara Jordan, One Voice), an irrepressible little dynamo of literary..."

March 29, 2002 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Our readers talk back.
"...Barbara Jordan and (especially) Mickey Leland must be turning in..."

Feb. 22, 2002 Column

Austin literary agent Jim Hornfischer hasn't been sleeping. He's taking the bar at the end of the month, he and his wife have three children, and he recently founded his own agency, Hornfischer Literary Management, Inc., after eight years with The Literary Group, an agency headquartered in New York known for handling celebrity books.
"...also include Texas writers Jan Reid, Mary Beth Rogers (Barbara Jordan: American Hero), Don Graham, the Chronicle's Margaret Moser,..."

July 13, 2001 Books Column by Clay Smith

Day Trips
San Antonio's Texas Folklife Festival
"...state's development from coastal Indians to the legacy of Barbara Jordan. Besides the exhibits, several buildings behind the museum..."

June 8, 2001 Column by Gerald E. McLeod

Naked City
The council listens for four hours as proponents and opponents of the doomed motion to change Rosewood Avenue to Dorothy Turner Avenue make their case; the motion failed for lack of a second.
"...-- who wouldn't have renamed Rosewood for Harriet Tubman, Barbara Jordan, and Rosa Parks put together...."

March 9, 2001 News Feature by Emily Pyle

Holiday in Town
Bed, Breakfast, and a Whole Lot More
"...of which adorn every window. I stayed in the Barbara Jordan Room, dedicated to the inimitable Texas stateswoman whose..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Mary Fitzgerald

Status of the Original

Feb. 12, 1999 Books Feature by Clay Smith

A Book for Bibliophiles

Feb. 12, 1999 Books Feature

The Buzz on Bagging
"...Poot out... Mary Beth Rogers will discuss and sign Barbara Jordan: American Hero at B & N Westlake on..."

Dec. 11, 1998 Books Column by Clay Smith

In Person
"...Bullock, and "She Sounded Like God," a memorial to Barbara Jordan. As she confessed to the audience, Ivins actually..."

April 3, 1998 Books Feature

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