Book Discussion on Dream in Color
Representatives Linda and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) talked about the book they co-authored, Dream in Color (Grand Central Publishing;… read more
Representatives Linda and Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) talked about the book they co-authored, Dream in Color (Grand Central Publishing; September 2, 2008), in which they recount their paths to political office in. The daughters of Mexican immigrants and the first sisters to serve in Congress recall their childhood, political lives, and life lessons they wish to pass onto other women. They responded to questions from audience members following brief remarks.
Congresswoman Linda Sanchez has served as the Democratic representative from the 39th Congressional District of Calfornia since 2003. She is the first woman to Chair the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law and the first Latina to serve on the Judiciary Committee.
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez is serving her sixth term as the Democratic representative for the 47th Congressional District of California. Representative Sanchez sits on the Oversight and Investigations, Readiness, and Military Personnel Subcommittees and serves as Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Border, Martitime and Global Counterterrorism. close
People in this video
Latina Leadership in Congress
Female members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus took part in a panel discussion on leadership by women in…
Book Discussion on Millennial Makeover
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd said that the 2008 Presidential Election will bring a reshaping of the political…
Book Discussion on Passing Strange
Martha Sandweiss talked about her book Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line…
Book Discussion on I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight
Margaret Cho talked about her book I Have Chosen to Stay and Fight, published by Riverhead. In the book she…