We are saddened by the news that Geraldine Ferraro, former congresswoman and pioneering figure in American politics as the first woman to be nominated vice-presidential candidate by a major party, lost her battle with cancer today. As Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said, “Geraldine Ferraro challenged us, inspired us, and broke every boundary laid before her. We celebrate her memory today.”
This is her talk at 92nd Street Y in February 1991 on “The Future of Women in Politics.” It’s as powerful now as it was then.
You can also download the MP3. [25 MB]
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