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Leading ladies : American trailblazers / Kay Bailey Hutchison.

By: Hutchison, Kay Bailey, 1943-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Harper, c2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: xv, 396 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780061138249; 006113824X.Subject(s): Women -- United States -- BiographyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Leading ladies.DDC classification: 920.72 | B
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
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CT3260 .H88 2007 (Browse shelf) Available 0000002146215

Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-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.

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The first woman senator from Texas pays her respects to women who opened the doors before her. With a three-city tour. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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