In Celebration of Black History Month The El Paso Museum of History Presents:
Author Max Sherman on Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder
February 5, 2008
Location: El Paso Museum of History
6:30-7:30 p.m. Presentation
7:30-8:00 p.m. Reception & Book Signing
Free: R.S.V.P. by February 1, 2008 by calling 915-351-3588 or
Visit our website: elpasotexas.gov/history
Throughout her career as a Texas senator, U.S. congresswoman, and distinguished professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Barbara Jordan lived by a simple creed: "Ethical behavior means being honest, telling the truth and doing what you said you were going to do."
Excerpt from, Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth with Eloquent Thunder, edited by Max Sherman
About Dean Max Sherman:
Dean Sherman was Barbara Jordan's friend and colleague for 25 years. During this period, Sherman served as Special Counsel to the Governor of Texas, served in the Texas Senate and became President of West Texas State University. He is currently Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Dean Sherman carries a J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. in history from Baylor University.
This presentation is a collaborative effort between the El Paso Museum & Cultural Affairs Department, the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Dean of Liberal Arts office, UTEP History Department, UTEP Political Science Department, UTEP Chicano Studies Department, UTEP African American Studies Program and the McCall Neighborhood Center.