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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
Gender Discrimination
Gender Discrimination
Gender Discrimination
Cokie Roberts recalls the blatant discrimination she and other women faced in the workforce during the 1960s.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Gender Equality in the Institution
Gender Equality in the Institution
Gender Equality in the Institution

The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen shares her thoughts on the treatment of women Members during her early career.

The Honorable Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, U.S. Representative of Florida
Gender Quota
Gender Quota
Gender Quota
Cokie Roberts remembers the common practice and consequences of offices hiring only one woman.
Cokie Roberts, Congressional Correspondent and Daughter of Representatives Hale and Lindy Boggs of Louisiana
Gender Stereotypes
Gender Stereotypes
Gender Stereotypes

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar discusses the obstacles she had to overcome as a woman candidate running for Congress.

The Honorable Mary Rose Oakar, U.S. Representative of Ohio
Gendered Expectations
Gendered Expectations
Gendered Expectations
The Honorable Jill Lynette Long Thompson reveals the expectations for her as a young woman growing up in Indiana.
The Honorable Jill Lynette Long Thompson, U.S. Representative of Indiana
Generational Divide
Generational Divide
Generational Divide
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder relays her surprise at the generational divide between women Members.
The Honorable Patricia Scott Schroeder, U.S. Representative of Colorado
Generational Divides in the House
Generational Divides in the House
Generational Divides in the House
Discussion of Representative Martha Griffiths of Michigan and the generational gap between women in the House.
Pat Kelly, Editor, Daily Digest, Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives
Generational Impact
Generational Impact
Generational Impact
The Honorable Shelley Berkley reflects on the legacy of her long political career in Nevada.
The Honorable Shelley Berkley, U.S. Representative of Nevada
George Andrews of Alabama Elected to Congress
George Andrews of Alabama Elected to Congress
George Andrews of Alabama Elected to Congress
Jane Andrews Hinds describes her father's unique election to Congress in 1941 while he served in the military.
Jane Andrews Hinds, Daughter of the Honorable George and Elizabeth Andrews of Alabama
Getting A "Chance at Equality"
Getting A "Chance at Equality"
Getting A "Chance at Equality"
Liz Abzug stresses the significance of her mother’s push for legislation granting women legal access to credit.
Liz Abzug, Daughter of U.S. Representative Bella Savitzky Abzug of New York
Getting a Seat on the Ways and Means Committee
Getting a Seat on the Ways and Means Committee
Getting a Seat on the Ways and Means Committee
The Honorable Melissa A. Hart recalls how she won support for a seat on the influential Ways and Means Committee.
The Honorable Melissa A. Hart, U.S. Representative of Pennsylvania