By Norma Smith
Born in Montana in 1880, Jeannette Rankin's lifetime of activism spanned a lot of the 20th century. A "first-wave" feminist who campaigned for women's suffrage, she turned a heroine to "second-wave" feminists within the Nineteen Sixties and a residing testomony to the achievements in their foremothers. A peace recommend in the course of and after global warfare I, she lead the Jeannette Rankin Brigade through the March on Washington in 1968 to protest the Vietnam struggle.
A lady who lived her judgment of right and wrong, Jeannette Rankin turned America's sense of right and wrong via her unflagging campaigns for kid's protecting laws, women's rights, election reform, and such a lot of all, peace. Rankin's decided voice shines during this biography, written via her good friend, Norma Smith, who paints a resounding portrait of a sophisticated activist in response to interviews with Rankin within the 1960s.
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