Democratic Convention's Keynote Speakers


US senator, New Jersey

Born: Crystal City, Mo.

Educated: Princeton; Rhodes Scholar.

Career: Player for New York Knickerbockers basketball team. Elected to the Senate from New Jersey in 1978, 1984, 1990. ZELL MILLER

Governor, Georgia

Born: Young Harris, Ga.

Educated: Young Harris Community College; University of Georgia, bachelor's and master's degrees.

Career: Elected Mayor of Young Harris, 1958. Georgia State Senate 1961-1964. Lieutenant governor 1974-1991. Governor 1991-present. BARBARA JORDAN

Professor of government,

University of Texas

Born: Houston.

Educated: Texas Southern University; Boston University School of Law.

Career: First black woman to serve in Texas Legislature. Elected to US House of Representatives in 1972. Joined U. of Texas faculty in 1979.

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