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The Absolute Best Way To Reflect On Nixon’s Resignation

Today is the anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation. The great Barbara Jordan framed it with eloquence in this video.
 The Absolute Best Way To Reflect On Nixon’s Resignation

On this anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation, let's remember one great -- but too often overlooked -- Lesbian African-American House Representative from Texas who steered us through a Constitutional crisis 41 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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