TITLE

Media Missed Milestones on Road to Pelosi

AUTHOR(S)
Coulter, Ann
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Human Events;11/20/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 40, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author compares the media's reaction to the appointment of U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi as the first female Speaker of the House in 2006 with that of other multicultural milestones including the appointment of Condoleezza Rice as the first Black woman secretary of State. The author notes that there were 476 documents heralding Pelosi's as first female speaker of the House which the author considers as a minor distinction, whereas only 77 documents noted Rice's appointment as the first Black female Secretary of State.
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