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  • The 1970s and Women in Politics
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    The 1970s and Women in Politics

    Democrat Pat Schroeder of Colorado talked about the obstacles that women and other minorities faced in the 1970s, and described her work as a representative at the height of the women’s…

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  • National Organization for Women Conference
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    National Organization for Women Conference

    Patricia Schroeder and Sara Manzano-Diaz spoke at the National Organization for Women conference. Ms. Schroeder talked about Congress and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, and Ms.…

    351 views
  • After Words with Cokie Roberts
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    After Words with Cokie Roberts

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation, published by William Morrow. In her book Ms. Roberts tells the story of some of early America’s notable women and…

    237 views
  • Tribute to Life of Betty Friedan
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    Tribute to Life of Betty Friedan

    The achievements and legacy of Betty Friedan (1921 - 2006) were recognized. Ms. Fridan was the author of The Feminine Mystique in 1963 and one of the co-founders of the National…

    311 views
  • Powerful Women in Publishing
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    Powerful Women in Publishing

    Moderated by Ms. Michaels and Ms. Swart, publishing industry leaders discussed their work and shared how they started and made it to the top of their profession. They also talk about the…

    127 views
  • Women and the 2000 Election
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    Women and the 2000 Election

    Former Rep. Schroeder and Professor Hill recounted what they learned at a conference they conducted on the women’s vote in the 2000 elections, including topics such as gender issues, pay…

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  • Womens Historical Role in US Politics
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    Women's Historical Role in U.S. Politics

    Several representatives paid tribute to women’s historical role in the U.S. political process. This celebration dedicated a new travelling exhibit, “Our Mothers Before Us,” which focuses on…

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  • Research on Womens Health
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    Research on Womens' Health

    The speakers' comments focused on issues of biomedical research that address the specific health concerns of women. Ms. Healy explained the need for public support and congressional funding of…

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  • Women in the Military
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    Women in the Military

    Ms. Schroeder discussed the role of women in the modern world and the slow growth of women’s presence.

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  • Womens Equality Day
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    Women's Equality Day

    The women’s right to vote is celebrated with Pat Schroeder as the guest speaker.

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  • Women in Combat
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    Women in Combat

    Schroeder has sponsored legislation to allow women to fight in combat.

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  • NOW Rally Womens LivesWomens Equality
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    N.O.W. Rally: Women's Lives/Women's Equality

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  • New Campaign for an Equal Rights Amendment
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    New Campaign for an Equal Rights Amendment

    House members and women’s organization officers announced that H.J.Res. 1 will be introduced in the 101st Congress. It would start the process of adding the Equal Rights Amendment to the…

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  • Equal Rights Amendment Rally
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    Equal Rights Amendment Rally

    At a rally supporting the Equal Rights Amendment, members of Congress and representatives of organizations spoke in favor of proposed legislation for an amendment protecting women’s civil…

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  • Domestic Policy Issues
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    Domestic Policy Issues

    Several members of the House of Representatives and experts from the public spoke to the National Conference of Jewish Women on the domestic policy issues facing the United States. Some of the topics…

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  • Jobs for Single Women
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    Jobs for Single Women

    The Displaced Homemakers Network and Wider Opportunities for Women hosted a conference entitled “All in a Day’s Work” which focused on job opportunities for single mothers and displaced…

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  • Women in the Military
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    Women in the Military

    The subcommittee heard testimony regarding women in the military from both service members and military wives. Representatives Beverly Byron (D-MD) and William Dickinson (R-AL) were also…

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