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Who said it would be easy? : one woman's life in the political arena

Author: Elizabeth Holtzman
Publisher: New York : Arcade Publishing, [2011]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A tour through America's changing political climate is seen through the career of former U.S. congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman, the youngest woman ever to be elected to Congress, and shares her personal experiences and theories about modern government.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Holtzman, Elizabeth.
Who Said It Would Be Easy?: One Woman's Life in the Political Arena.
New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2012
Named Person: Elizabeth Holtzman; Elizabeth Holtzman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Holtzman
ISBN: 9781611459968 1611459966 9781611456165 1611456169
OCLC Number: 855504201
Description: 1 online resource (388 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1 --
Getting Involved; 2 --
Power and Corruption; 3 --
System Failure: The Ford Pardon; 4 --
Individual Action: Opposing the Vietnam War; 5 --
Fighting Nazis; 6 --
Making Government Work; 7 --
Justice and Its System; 8 --
Frontlines on Race; 9 --
Gender and Justice; 10 --
Money; 11 --
Unleashing Change; 12 --
The Movement: Women's Issues; 13 --
The Environment; 14 --
Campaigning; 15 --
Conclusion; Acknowledgments.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Holtzman with Cynthia L. Cooper.

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A tour through America's changing political climate is seen through the career of former U.S. congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman, the youngest woman ever to be elected to Congress, and shares her personal experiences and theories about modern government.

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