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The Pioneer: Geraldine Ferraro (1935-2011)

There are two things to remember when we try to make out the lessons of Geraldine Ferraro's career. The first is overwhelmingly historic: as Democrat Walter...

Geraldine Ferraro

I met her first in the Congress. She ran in a tough district, on the slogan "Finally, a tough Democrat." She got elected and she was liked. That's a good place...

Letting Ferraro Be Ferraro

The candidate's tricky balancing act seems to come naturally For the first giddy days it almost did not matter who the Democrats' vice-presidential candidate...

Ferraro's Disputed Exemption

Geraldine Ferraro has handled with aplomb most of the questions thrown at her on the campaign trail. But she seemed evasive last week when asked why she has...

Election '84: A Credible Candidacy And Then Some

Ferraro wrought no miracles, but she broke the gender barrier In her pioneering quest to become the nation's second-highest elected official, Geraldine...

Just One of the Guys And Quite a Bit More

A blend of feminist ideals and feminine ways CONVENTION. The U.S. House of Representatives is a male domain. Deals are cut between pickup basketball games in...

The Rising Star from Queens

"If I weren 't capable, I wouldn 't be talked about" The traffic was maddening on the Long Island side of New York City's Queensboro Bridge, with motorists...

Co-Stars on Center Stage

A close battle for best performance in a supporting role As political theater, last week's debate between Vice-Presidential Candidates George Bush and...

So Who's That in the Gray Suit?

Ferraro and Mandate kick off early with a joint jaunt No one had to ask Geraldine Ferraro who that man was alongside her, the one with the gray hair and suit...

Show and Tell

The anxiety was high. The suburban living room was still. The press conference finally flickered on the television set, live from New York. If Geraldine...

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