Miller Center

Patricia Harris

Speaker: Patricia Roberts Harris
Date: May 19, 1969

Served as member of the District of Columbia advisory committee to the U.S. States Commission on Civil Rights and Cochairman of the National Women's Committee for Civil Rights (1963-1965). Campaigned for Johnson's election as President in 1964. Served on the Commission on the Status of Puerto Rico (1964-1965). Ambassador to Luxembourg (1965-1967). Alternate representative to the United Nations (1966-1967). Served as member of a commission to research the causes of violence in the U.S. (1968-1969).