Abzug, Bella

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Born: 1920 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politicial Adviser


1920 - Born in New York City

 

1947 - Admitted to bar

 

1970 - Became nationally prominent in the early as an articulate advocate of women’s rights and as a leader of the House of Representatives anti-Vietnam War group

 

1971-1976 - Represented New York’s 19th and 20th districts in Congress

 

1972 - Wrote Bella! Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington

 

1976 - Wnsuccessful in a bid for the U.S. Senate

 

1978 - Was defeated in an attempt to reenter Congress

 

1977-1979 - (November-January) prominent in several women’s political organizations

 

                     - Co-chairwoman of the President’s National Advisory Committee on Women

 

                     - She returned to the private practice of law in New York City

 

1984 - Gender Gap: Bella Abzug’s Guide to political Power for American Women

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