08/07/2014 11:11 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Absolute Best Way to Reflect on Nixon's Resignation


On this anniversary, let's remember one great -- but too often overlooked -- Lesbian African-American House Representative from Texas who steered us through a Constitutional crisis 40 years ago with logic and passion.

Check out Barbara Jordan's brief but prescient remarks to the House Judiciary Committee at the beginning of the Nixon impeachment hearings.

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