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  • Representative Geraldine Ferraro 1984 Acceptance Speech
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    Representative Geraldine Ferraro 1984 Acceptance Speech

    Representative Geraldine Ferraro (D-NY) accepted her party’s vice presidential nomination at the 1984 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco, California. Democratic presidential…

  • 1984 Vice Presidential Candidates Debate
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    Vice Presidential Candidates Debate

    Vice President George H.W. Bush and Representative Geraldine Ferraro (D-NY) met in Philadephia for the 1984 vice presidential candidates debate. They debated a variety of issues including…

  • Campaign 2008
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    Campaign 2008

    Republican and Democratic Party leaders and proponents debated the topic: “Election 2008: Which Party Is Best Suited to Lead America?” Each participant delivered an opening statement and discussion was augmented…

  • Vice Presidential Selection Process
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    Vice Presidential Selection Process

    Participants talked about the process by which parties select vice presidential candidates. They examined the process from personal and historical perspectives and evaluated its usefulness…

  • 2004 Elections
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    2004 Elections

    Participants talked to reporters about a voter drive, the use of technology to engage voters, turning out Hispanic voters, and establishing a progressive grassroots movement. Following…

  • Future of Women in Politics
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    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 woman to the presidency, gender equality in the political arena, and…

  • Blood Cancer Research
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    Blood Cancer Research

    Witnesses testified about the status of research on blood cancers. Ms. Ferraro, a former Republican vice presidential candidate, talked about her treatment for multiple myeloma, as did her…

  • PostElection Analysis Women Voters
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    Post-Election Analysis: Women Voters

    The panelists, both Republicans and Democrats, talked about the impact of women voters on the November 7 election. After their prepared remarks they answered questions from the audience of…

  • Media Coverage of the Congressional Races
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    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 difficulty of maintaining interest among readers. They also focused…

  • emFraming a Life A Family Memoirem
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    Framing a Life: A Family Memoir

    Ms. Ferraro discussed her book Framing a Life: A Family Memoir, published by Scribner. She read from her book about her immigrant Italian-American family coming to America in the 1890s. She…

  • New York Senate Democratic Debate
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    New York Senate Democratic Debate

    Candidates for the New York Democratic senate nomination participated in a debate. Questions were asked by the television station anchor. The debate was held in the television studio three days…

  • Democratic Senatorial Candidates Forum
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    Democratic Senatorial Candidates Forum

    New York Senatorial candidates discussed key campaign issues, including tobacco advertising, and child welfare. They also talked about their qualifications for the seat, and their personal…

  • New York State Senate Campaign
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    New York State Senate Campaign

    The Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate outlined their campaigns, and spoke about facing Republican Senator Alfonse D’Amato.

  • Bella Abzug Funeral
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    Bella Abzug Funeral

    Friends and colleagues gathered to pay their respects to Bella Abzug at Riverside Memorial Chapel. They paid tribute to her support for women’s rights and equality and her commitment to…

  • New York Senate Race
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    New York Senate Race

    After appearing on “Meet the Press,” Ms. Ferraro talked about her campaign for the U.S. Senate seat in New York.

  • Ferraro Senate Campaign Announcement
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    Ferraro Senate Campaign Announcement

    Ms. Ferraro announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate from the state of New York. She served in the House and was also nominated for the vice presidency in 1984 by the Democratic Party. Ms. Ferraro…

  • Women in Politics
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    Women in Politics

    Ms. Ferraro, a former vice presidential candidate, talked about the role of women in politics and international human rights. Marymount College is her alma mater. Following her prepared…

  • UN Womens Conference One Year Later
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    U.N. Women's Conference: One Year Later

    A national teleconference on women, girls and their well-being was held to explore what progress had been made in the year since the United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing. The first lady…

  • Role of the Federal Government
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    Role of the Federal Government

    Mr. Buchanan and Ms. Ferraro debated the role of the federal government in several major policy areas, such as education, crime and welfare and federal courts. They made opening and closing…

  • Silver Anniversary Gala
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    Silver Anniversary Gala

    The National Women’s Political Caucus celebrated its 25th anniversary with a gala dinner. Founders of the organization were honored. The speakers talked about the influence of NWPC on their lives…

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