➡️ For all the missteps, 1972 was still a turning point...
All over the country, other women were holding similar meetings ― and winning similar victories.
➡️ The 1976 convention saw other victories for women, like the keynote address from Rep. Barbara Jordan (D-Texas), the first woman and first African-American to deliver such a speech at the Democrats’ big event. Jordan had come to national attention two years earlier, with her eloquently thunderous denunciations of President Richard Nixon during the Watergate hearings.
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