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The political life of Bella Abzug, 1920-1976 : political passions, women's rights, and congressional battles

Author: Alan Howard Levy
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Political Biography of Bella Abzug, 1920-1976, explores the political life of one of the most compelling figures in American politics of the 70s. Passionate and intelligent, Abzug was one of the most potent forces for political change in the country. Both loved and loathed for her forceful personality, she gained her greatest fame in the battle for women's rights. Her career hit its peak when the world of American  Read more...
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Levy, Alan Howard.
Political life of Bella Abzug, 1920-1976
(DLC) 2013027446
(OCoLC)852745783
Named Person: Bella S Abzug; Bella S Abzug
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Howard Levy
ISBN: 9780739181652 0739181653
OCLC Number: 861199857
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction.Chapter 1. Live and Let LiveChapter 2. World War II, Law School, and MarriageChapter 3. Working PeopleChapter 4. An Explosion in My MindChapter 5. Back DowntownChapter 6. She Always Did Her HomeworkChapter 7. Go ____ YourselfChapter 8. These Motherf_____sChapter 9. Her Eyes Were MurderousChapter 10. Priscilla RyanChapter 11. From Nixon to FordChapter 12. The Last WordChapter 13. A Staggering Work Load: Caring for the District and the NationChapter 14. Safe Seat to No SeatBibliography.
Responsibility: Alan H. Levy.

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A Political Biography of Bella Abzug, 1920-1976, explores the political life of one of the most compelling figures in American politics of the 70s. Passionate and intelligent, Abzug was one of the most potent forces for political change in the country. Both loved and loathed for her forceful personality, she gained her greatest fame in the battle for women's rights. Her career hit its peak when the world of American politics was changing and Levy aptly places Abzug in the thick of historical events and cultural shifts that changed the landscape of politics.

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