Women of Politics Lead Memoir Book Sales
- Barbara Jordan (Book Review). Schenck, William // Library Journal;1/15/1979, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p178
Reviews the book 'Barbara Jordan: A Self Portrait,' by Barbara Jordan and Shelby Hearon.
- Fatemeh Javadi. Young-Brown, Fiona // Fatemeh Javadi;2009, p1
A biography of Iranian politician and geology professor Fatemeh Javadi is presented. Javardi has served at the head of the Iranian Department of Environment and as the country's vice-president. In 2005 she became a member of Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's cabinet and her appointment has...
- Baroness Shreela Flather. // Pride of Black British Women;1995, p38
A biography of Baroness Shreela Flather, a British black teacher and politician, is presented. She arrived in Great Britain from India in 1952. She studied law from University College London and the Inner Temple. She worked as a teacher in London, England. Particular focus is given to the...
- The most powerful woman in American politics? // Glamour;Aug96, Vol. 94 Issue 8, p104
Focuses on New Jersey Republican Governor Christine Todd Whitman. Reputation as most powerful woman in American politics; Brief chronicle of Whitman's life.
- Canada's Mrs. Thatcher? Watson, Russell; Colin, Molly // Newsweek;6/14/1993, Vol. 121 Issue 24, p43
Profiles provincial lawyer Kim Campbell, 46, who is within reach of becoming Canada's first woman prime minister. Campbell as an all-embracing empathizer with an instinct for compromise; Campbell as defense minister and protegee of outgoing Prime Minister Brian Mulroney; Her opponent,...
- Eddie Bernice Johnson: Member of Congress, 30th District, Texas, Democrat. // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Jul2000, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p16
Details the career of Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson of Texas. Educational background; Career in business; Challenges she went through during her candidacy.
- Kay Hagan. Pritchard, Joshua // Our States: North Carolina;2016, p1
A biography of Kay Hagan, a United States senator from North Carolina, is presented. Born May 26, 1953 in Shelby, North Carolina, she graduated from Florida State University and then Wake Forest University where she earned a law degree. Her career in politics began working as a local campaign...
- Fox among the turkeys. // New Statesman & Society;12/20/91-12/27/91, Vol. 4 Issue 182/183, Supplement p46
Reprints an article by James Fenton in the 1976 Christmas issue of `New Statesman.' Focus on the author's portrait of British politician Margaret Thatcher, three years before the first Thatcher government; Personal and political style; Potential as a future leader; Growing confidence; Hopes...
- Dr. Najah al-Attar. Sexton, Jennifer // Najah al-Attar;2009, p1
A biography of Syrian vice president Najah al-Attar is presented. Al-Attar was born in Damascus, Syria in 1933 and studied at the University of Edinburgh. She became an author and a translator for the Syrian Ministry of Culture before being appointed as minister of culture and national guidance,...