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Women of Congress : a twentieth-century odyssey

Author: Marcy Kaptur
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of women legislators in Congress, providing an overview of the achievements and progress of women in the House and Senate during three separate periods in history, and including the personal stories of congresswomen who served in each different era.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kaptur, Marcy.
Women of Congress.
Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, ©1996
(OCoLC)604868880
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcy Kaptur
ISBN: 0871879891 9780871879899
OCLC Number: 34705108
Description: x, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. Early women in Congress : 1917 to World War II. Jeannette Rankin --
Mary Teresa Norton --
Edith Nourse Rogers. II. The greening years : World War II through the 1960s. Frances Payne Bolton --
Margaret Chase Smith --
Edna Flannery Kelly --
Leonor Kretzer Sullivan --
Edith Starrett Green --
Martha Wright Griffiths --
Margaret M. Heckler. III. The modern era : toward the twenty-first century. Shirley Anita Chisholm --
Corinne Claiborne "Lindy" Boggs --
Patricia S. Schroeder --
Cardiss Collins --
Nancy Landon Kassebaum.
Responsibility: Marcy Kaptur.
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An introduction to the pioneering women who have been elected to US Congress. In telling their individual stories, Marcy Kaptur highlights their achievements and charts their steady progress towards  Read more...

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