This Speech will discuss Fr. Hesburgh’s advocacy on core civil rights issues — education, employment, housing, and voting rights — and how his work changed the face of this country. The story of Fr. Hesburgh’s civil rights advocacy is a key to understanding how he emerged — in the words of Vice President Biden—as “one of the most powerful unelected officials this nation has ever seen."
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jennifer_masonmcaward/12/