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"I think it no accident that most of those emigrating to America in the 19th century identified with the Democratic Party. We are a heterogeneous party made up of Americans of diverse backgrounds."

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"But this is the great danger America faces. That we will cease to be one nation and become instead a collection of interest groups: city against suburb, region against region, individual against individual. Each seeking to satisfy private wants."

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"The citizens of America expect more. They deserve and they want more than a recital of problems."

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Her iconic speech.

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Her statute at UTA.

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Yes, she got her own stamp. A boss.

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If only politicians today could learn from her.

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Pensively constructing her master plan to improve the world.

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Indeed. Indeed.

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Life is too large to hang out a sign: 'For Men Only.' -- Barbara Jordan

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