My name is Geraldine Ferraro

an unauthorized biography
  • 224 Pages
  • 3.22 MB
  • English
New American Library , New York, N.Y
Ferraro, Geraldine., United States. Congress. House -- Biography., Vice-Presidential candidates -- United States -- Biography., Legislators -- United States -- Biogr


United S

Statementby Lee Michael Katz.
LC ClassificationsE840.8.F47 K37 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p., [8] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2996259M
ISBN 100451135067
LC Control Number84252869

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Her book Women & Catholicism will be published by Palgrave-Macmillan in ]. Quick Facts Name Geraldine A. Ferraro Birth Date Aug Death Date Ma Education Fordham University, Marymount Manhattan College Place of Birth.

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The daughter of Italian immigrants Dominick and Antonetta Ferraro, Geraldine Anne Ferraro was born on Augin Newburgh, New York. The youngest child and only girl in the family, Geraldine was born shortly after her older brother Gerald, for whom she was named, died in a car accident.

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Geraldine Ferraro was born on Augthe third child of Dominick and Antonetta Ferraro. Dominick Ferraro was an Italian immigrant who operated a nightclub in Newburgh, a small city north of New York City known to be wide open to organized crime.

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Ferraro took the stage and said: “My name. Geraldine A. Ferraro resigned Wednesday from Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton’s campaign finance committee but remained unapologetic for. Geraldine Ferraro, who died on March 26 a was the first woman to run on a main party ticket in an American presidential election, although she also entered the record books by.

Ladies and Gentlemen, my name is Geraldine Ferraro, and I'm proud to accept your nomination for vice president of the United States. —Geraldine Ferraro, San Francisco, Ferraro was not the only woman in Congress frustrated by what she perceived as her male colleagues' indifference to.

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House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, Katz, Lee Michael. My Name is Geraldine Ferraro: An Unauthorized Biography. New York: New American. On "Road to the White House Rewind," New York Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro accepts the vice presidential nomination at the Democratic National Convention in San Francisco.

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