The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar recalls her determination to pass legislation aimed at improving women’s health.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar explains her role in building support for a women’s caucus.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar describes a unique campaign strategy she used in her first House campaign.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar describes a meeting with President Ronald Reagan that illustrates the different perspective women bring to Congress and negotiations.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar discusses the obstacles she had to overcome as a woman candidate running for Congress.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar recalls advice she received when contemplating a run for Congress.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar discusses advice she received from Congresswoman Geraldine Ferraro after she was elected secretary of the Democratic Caucus.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar explains how she made history at a White House meeting.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar reflects on the discussions she had with other Representatives about negative campaign tactics used against women Members.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar shares how she earned a spot on the House Select Committee on Aging.
The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar provides information on campaign materials she used when she ran for public office.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Oral History Search,” https://history.house.gov/OralHistory/Search?MediaIDs=25769803808,25769803807,25769803806,25769803805,25769803804,25769803803,25769803802,25769803801,25769803800,25769803799,25769803798,25769803797,25769803796,25769803794
(March 03, 2021)
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