Geraldine A. Ferraro

Geraldine Anne Ferraro was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Geraldine A. Ferraro has 50 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for New York's 9th district. Most appearances with Elizabeth Holtzman (4), Barbara Boxer (3), Robert Abrams (3). Most common tags: Women in Politics, New York, Gender Issues.

Appearances by Title:c. June 7, 2000 - Present Adjunct Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University Videos: 3

Previously

U.S. Representative, D-NY 9th January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1985 Videos: 37 U.S. Senate Candidate,
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c. May 28, 1998 - c. June 29, 1998 Videos: 5 Co-Host c. January 1, 1996 - c. January 1, 1998 Videos: 3 Ambassador, Commission on Human Rights, United Nations c. October 1, 1993 - c. January 1, 1996 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Campaign 2008

    Campaign 2008

    Republican and Democratic Party leaders and proponents debated the topic: “Election 2008: Which Party Is Best Suited to Lead America?” Each…

  • 2004 Elections

    2004 Elections

    Participants talked to reporters about a voter drive, the use of technology to engage voters, turning out Hispanic voters,…

  • Future of Women in Politics

    Future of Women in Politics

    Ms. Wilson and Ms. Ferraro talked about the future of women in politics. Among the issues they addressed were electing a…

  • Blood Cancer Research

    Blood Cancer Research

    Witnesses testified about the status of research on blood cancers. Ms. Ferraro, a former Republican vice presidential…

  • Post-Election Analysis: Women Voters

    Post-Election Analysis: Women Voters

    The panelists, both Republicans and Democrats, talked about the impact of women voters on the November 7 election. After…

  • Media Coverage of the Congressional Races

    Media Coverage of the Congressional Races

    Participants discussed how the media should cover the 2000 campaign. They focused on the duration of the campaign and the…

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