March 1992
U.S. News & World Report;3/9/92, Vol. 112 Issue 9, p10
Presents calendar events for the month of March. Such events include: March 4 marks the 75th anniversary of Jeannette Rankin's arrival at the House of Representatives to become the first woman to serve in Congress; South Africa's 5 million whiteswill vote on whether President F.W. de Klerk or the conservative right will negotiate the future with 30 million blacks on March 17; The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) ruling on the safety of breast implants.


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