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"A Wait-and-See Attitude"
"A Wait-and-See Attitude"
"A Wait-and-See Attitude"
The Honorable Claudine Schneider remembers interacting with male Members shortly after her arrival in Congress.
The Honorable Claudine Schneider, U.S. Representative of Rhode Island
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman remembers campaign photos taken on the Brooklyn Bridge and writing campaign literature during her run for Congress in 1972.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Congressional Delegation to Cambodia
Congressional Delegation to Cambodia
Congressional Delegation to Cambodia
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman recalls making a humanitarian visit to Cambodia with other women Members.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Delicate Balance
Delicate Balance
Delicate Balance
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman discusses the ways women Members overcame political divisions to collaborate on several significant issues.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Encouraging Women to Run for Congress
Encouraging Women to Run for Congress
Encouraging Women to Run for Congress
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman encourages women to run for public office.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
First Campaign
First Campaign
First Campaign
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman recalls the importance of reaching voters directly through campaigning in her neighborhood.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Gender as an Advantage
Gender as an Advantage
Gender as an Advantage
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman highlights some advantages to being a woman running for Congress in 1972.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
"I Never Thought That Women Could Play This Kind of a Role"
"I Never Thought That Women Could Play This Kind of a Role"
"I Never Thought That Women Could Play This Kind of a Role"
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman emphasizes the importance of serving as a woman on the House Judiciary Committee during the Watergate investigation.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
"I Really Felt As Though I Were in Quicksand"
"I Really Felt As Though I Were in Quicksand"
"I Really Felt As Though I Were in Quicksand"
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman remembers feeling overwhelmed by the extent of the Watergate scandal.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Inauspicious Beginning
Inauspicious Beginning
Inauspicious Beginning
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman recalls her introduction to the House when discussing potential committee assignments.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Inspiration to Run for Congress
Inspiration to Run for Congress
Inspiration to Run for Congress
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman describes how her participation in the civil rights movement inspired her work to improve the country.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York
Learning about the Press
Learning about the Press
Learning about the Press
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman describes learning to work with the media when she arrived in Congress.
The Honorable Elizabeth Holtzman, U.S. Representative of New York