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The Resource Bella Abzug : how one tough broad from the Bronx fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, pissed off Jimmy Carter, battled for the rights of women and workers, rallied against war and for the planet, and shook up politics along the way : an oral history, by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom

Bella Abzug : how one tough broad from the Bronx fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, pissed off Jimmy Carter, battled for the rights of women and workers, rallied against war and for the planet, and shook up politics along the way : an oral history, by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom

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Bella Abzug : how one tough broad from the Bronx fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, pissed off Jimmy Carter, battled for the rights of women and workers, rallied against war and for the planet, and shook up politics along the way : an oral history
Title
Bella Abzug
Title remainder
how one tough broad from the Bronx fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, pissed off Jimmy Carter, battled for the rights of women and workers, rallied against war and for the planet, and shook up politics along the way : an oral history
Statement of responsibility
by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom
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Language
eng
Summary
For more than fifty years, Bella Abzug championed the powerless and disenfranchised, as an activist, congresswoman, and leader in every major social initiative of her time--from Zionism and labor in the 40s to the ban-the-bomb efforts in the 50s, to civil rights and the anti-Vietnam War movements of the 60s, to the women's movement in the 70s and 80s, to environmental awareness and economic equality in the 90s. Her political idealism never waning, Abzug gave her final public speech before the U.N. in March 1998, just a few weeks before her death. Presented in the voices of both friends and foes, of those who knew, fought with, revered, and struggled alongside her, this oral biography is the first comprehensive account of a woman who was one of our most influential leaders.--From publisher description
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levine, Suzanne
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.A2
LC item number
L485 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thom, Mary
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  • Abzug, Bella S
  • United States
  • Women legislators
  • Legislators
  • Political activists
  • Social reformers
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
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Bella Abzug : how one tough broad from the Bronx fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, pissed off Jimmy Carter, battled for the rights of women and workers, rallied against war and for the planet, and shook up politics along the way : an oral history, by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-297) and index
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxx, 320 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374299521
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070091 20
Other physical details
ill.
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  • (OCoLC)86117360
  • (OCoLC)86117360
Label
Bella Abzug : how one tough broad from the Bronx fought Jim Crow and Joe McCarthy, pissed off Jimmy Carter, battled for the rights of women and workers, rallied against war and for the planet, and shook up politics along the way : an oral history, by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-297) and index
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxx, 320 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780374299521
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
20070091 20
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)86117360
  • (OCoLC)86117360

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