First Ladies Of Running

Author: Amby Burfoot
Publisher: Rodale
ISBN: 1609615646
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First Ladies of Running tells the inspiring stories of these and other fiercely independent runners who refused to give up despite the cultural and sports barriers they faced.

Secret Lives Of The First Ladies

Author: Cormac O'Brien
Publisher: Quirk Books
ISBN: 9781594740145
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His opponent was Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman of either party to run for
national executive office in American history. To Bush's wife, Barbara, an
outspoken ERA proponent, the fact that a woman was running for vice president
was cause for celebration. But the fact that the woman in question was running
against George Bush, her husband — well, that was another matter entirely.
Barbara ended up referring to Ferraro as "that four-million-dollar ... I can't say it,
but it rhymes with ...

Die Wolfsfrau

Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estés
ISBN: 9783453132269
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Die Auferstehung der Wilden FrauClarissa Pinkola Estes glaubt, dass eine Frau nur stark, gesund, kreativ und glücklich sein kann, wenn sie zu den Wurzeln ihrer instinktiven Natur zurückfindet - zur 'Wolfsfrau', der wilden, ungezähmten ...

Meet The First Ladies Ebook

Author: Cindy Barden
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 0787784346
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The first telephone was installed while Lucy was First Lady and running water
finally became available in the White House bathrooms. Lucy hand- painted her
own china, but some of the scenes of animals fighting and birds eating rotten
vegetables were not very appetizing. After one term in the White House, the
Hayes' returned to their home near Fremont, Ohio. There they continued to work
for prison reform, education and the prohibition of alcohol. Lucy served as the
president of the ...

First Ladies

Author: Betty Caroli
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199752829
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Nine of the fifty states had women governors, several of whom boasted
achievement records that put them on the short list to serve as running mates or
hold high appointive offices. In the 110th Congress, sixteen of the one hundred
senators were women, including one ex–First Lady; two states, California and
Maine, were represented by only female senators. In the 435-member House of
Representatives, seventy-four members were women, and although critics
complained that ...

First Ladies

Author: Dorothy Schneider
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438127502
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She loved business and hated cooking, but she felt that running her home
efficiently was as important as managing a business efficiently. Some thought her
cold and tightfisted, bossy and abrasive, intense and strident. Others admired her
business skills, her organizing abilities, her forthrightness, and her political
acumen. For a time Warren Harding called his wife “Boss,” later replacing this
with “Duchess,” a name that many of their friends and associates adopted. Her
ambitions for ...

First Of First Ladies

Author: Lucia Raatma
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 0756541255
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the Custis household. Martha's worst fears came true when 4-year-old Frances
became ill and died. Later that year, Martha's husband also became very ill and
died. Suddenly 26-year-old Martha Dandridge Custis was a widow, alone with
two children to raise. Although deeply distraught, Martha remained strong. She
concentrated on taking care of little Jacky and Patsy, and worked hard to keep
White House running smoothly. Her husband had left a great deal of property and

First Ladies And The Press

Author: Maurine H. Beasley
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810123126
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FOREWORD ; Caryl Rivers Each election season,a Niagara of print is devoted to
whether or not a prospective first lady is a replay of the original Eve, proffering
poisoned fruit to an unsuspecting mate.Is she too mouthy and not attentive
enough to her husband, as Teresa Heinz Kerry was said to be? (New YorkTimes
columnist Maureen Dowd wrote on July 8, 2004, that running mate John
Edwards's adoring gaze at John Kerry was taking the place of the one Kerry
wasn't getting from ...

Partner Or Pleaser Fact Fiction Of The First Ladies

Publisher: Pieces of Learning
ISBN: 9781937113797
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Imagine coming down the hall in your bathrobe and running into a Senator! The
bedroom shortage wasn't the only problem. Where were the children and their
pets to play? Edith needn't have worried about that. The lively children used the
entire White House as their playground. They slid down the bannisters on tin
trays, roller skated in the upstairs halls, hid in tall chairs then jumped out to scare
visitors, and let their pets out at most inconvenient times. A lady visitor might jump
a foot ...

Making The Running

Author: Ian Balding
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472220668
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At Cambridge she was one of the first women to achieve the prestigious post of
President of the Union. She approached the racing world with equal enthusiasm;
indeed, herdetermination tobecome leading ladyamateur rider on the Flat nearly
got herin trouble when shebadlycrossed and almost brought down the Princess
Royalon one occasion at Beverley. She was fortunate that wehad some useful
old geldings in theyardatthat time thatproved tobe perfect for those ladies' races.