Leading ladies : American trailblazers / Kay Bailey Hutchison.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Harper, c2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 396 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780061138249; 006113824X.Subject(s): Women -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: 920.72 | B
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -378) and index.
Presents biographical portraits of pioneering American women who overcame difficult obstacles to gain entry into male-dominated arenas, from medicine and politics to business and the media.
The good fight : women in the military -- First ladies : the hardest unpaid job in the world -- If there's a book you want to read : novelists and journalists -- A dream of the future : women's suffrage and civil rights -- Everything I discovered was new : women in medicine and public health -- Lifting the veil of nature : the Nobel Prize in science -- Curing social misery : the settlement house and peace movements -- Commitment overcomes adversity : the making of leaders.