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The text of a speech delivered by Barbara C. Jordan about reliance on television for information, November 2, 1975.

The text of a speech given by Barbara C. Jordan before the Beverly Hills-Hollywood Chapter of Media Women about the American people's reliance on television for information about the government and politics and how that affects governmental accountability to citizens. Jordan was the first African-American woman elected to the US House of Representatives and gave an influential televised speech before the House Judiciary Committee supporting the impeachment of Richard Nixon.