Geraldine Ferraro Dies at Age 75

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The NYT has the story here.

Ms. Ferraro was the first woman nominated by a major party as a Vice Presidential candidate.  She was Walter Mondale’s running mate in 1984.

However flawed that campaign and candidacy, as a

young teenager, I was inspired by Ferraro.  I bought her book Ferraro: My Story with money earned from babysitting.  Her candidacy was the first major crack in the political glass ceiling.  Let’s hope for many more.

Image from here.

-Bridget Crawford

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