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Women In Power

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Women In Power

Women In Power

Women In Power

Only Available in Archive Formats.


Guests:
Representative Nancy Pelosi
*Democratic Congresswomen from California
*Democratic Whip, House of Representatives

Victoria Budson
*Executive Director, The Women and Public Policy Program, Harvard University

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchinson
*Republican Senator from Texas
*Vice-Chairman of the Republican Conference
*Member, Senate Defense Appropriations Committee
*Ranking Member, Senate Military Construction Committee

Geraldine Ferraro
*Former Democratic vice-presidential Candidate
*Former three-term Congresswoman from New York

When you think of President's Day, you think Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln...in other words, men. But, in Finland, a woman was elected president last year. There is also a woman head of state in the Philippines. But in America, the idea of a woman president ......well... is still an idea. We'll talk with some of America's most powerful women about their position in America's power structure.

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