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Look for Vernon Jordan '57 on CBS' The Good Wife Tonight

May 11, 2010

Vernon Jordan 2009-Tavis.jpgMay 11, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Vernon Jordan -- attorney, presidential adviser, legendary civil rights leader and 1957 graduate of DePauw University -- makes an appearance on tonight's edition of the CBS program, The Good Wife. Jordan portrays himself in an episode entitled "Unplugged."  The show, which stars Julianna Margulies, airs at 10 p.m. (EST).

Vernon E. Jordan Jr. is the former president of the National Urban League and served as an adviser to Presidents Clinton and Carter. Currently a director of Lazard Ltd. and Lazard Group and senior counsel at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, Jordan serves as an advisory member of DePauw's Board of Trustees.cbs_logo adc.jpg

Learn more about him in this recent article.

On June 9, 2007, Jordan delivered the silver anniversary address at his Class of 1957's 50th reunion. An MP3 of the complete speech can be found in this article.