Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

09/01/2020 | 55m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

Explore the life of Vernon Jordan, one of the most influential African American thought leaders. The film traces Jordan’s rise from modest origins to national renown as a distinguished, pioneering attorney, businessman and civil rights leader; and as an influential powerbroker and counselor to American presidents spanning the era from LBJ to Barack Obama.

Aired: 09/01/20

Expires: 09/02/24

Rating: TV-PG

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Major Funding for VERNON JORDAN: MAKE IT PLAIN was provided by the Ford Foundation and Ford Foundation/Just Films, and by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

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Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain

"Vernon Jordan: Make It Plain" explores Vernon Jordan’s rise from the segregated South, his tenure as the head of several civil rights organizations, and his current position as a partner at a corporate law firm and financial behemoth Lazard.

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