Posts tagged "geraldine ferraro"

Today’s Lady News: Remembering Geraldine Ferraro, Catholic Abortion Rights Supporter

Geraldine Ferraro, who died this weekend, made headlines as the first-ever woman to be nominated for vice president by a mainstream political party. But Geraldine Ferraro should also be…

Jessica Wakeman | March 28, 2011 - 6:50 pm

Geraldine Ferraro Dies

Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman from a major party ever to run for vice president, died yesterday at age 75. Ferraro was a Queens criminal prosecutor and then representative in…

Jessica Wakeman | March 27, 2011 - 12:45 pm

July 12 Was A Big Day For Women In ’84

On this day in 1984, Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale announced that Geraldine Ferraro would be his running-mate. Geraldine was the first female vice presidential candidate in U.S. history. Isn’t…

Catherine Strawn | July 11, 2008 - 8:30 pm