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Women Who Rock: Patsy Cline

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

PATSY CLINE (1932-1963)

It is visceral; we have to stop…

Rebecca Clontz | March 26, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Women Who Rock: Benazir Bhutto

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

BENAZIR BHUTTO (1953-2007)

Benazir Bhutto was born on June 21,…

E.A. Anne | March 25, 2009 - 10:30 am

Women Who Rock: Rachel Carson

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

RACHEL CARSON (1907-1964)

Rachel Carson was quite a woman. She…

Eisla Sebastian | March 24, 2009 - 10:30 am

Women Who Rock: Julia Child

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

JULIA CHILD (1912-2004)

Was there more to America’s first celebrity…

Amy Brantley | March 23, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Women Who Rock: Betty Ford

BETTY FORD (1918- )

Former First Lady Betty Ford, born Betty Ann Bloomer in 1918, was a pioneering force for the causes of substance abuse rehabilitation and breast…

ShawnTe Pierce | March 20, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Women Who Rock: Judy Blume

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

JUDY BLUME (1938- )

Born Feb. 12, 1938, Judy Blume…

Rachel Krech | March 19, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Women Who Rock: Ellen Ochoa

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

ELLEN OCHOA (1958- )
Born May 10, 1958, Ellen Ochoa is a…

Momie Tullottes | March 17, 2009 - 7:30 pm

Women Who Rock: Dorothy Parker

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

DOROTHY PARKER (1893-1967)

Renowned writer Dorothy Parker was born Dorothy Rothschild…

E.A. Anne | March 16, 2009 - 11:00 am

Women Who Rock: Nina Simone

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

NINA SIMONE (1933-2003)

Singer, pianist, composer, and arranger Nina Simone was…

Stephanie Mojica | March 12, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Women Who Rock: Madame CJ Walker

MADAME C.J. WALKER (1867-1919)

Did you struggle in school? Come from an abusive family? Marry the wrong man? If so, you have the makings of a success, if the…

Stephanie Modkins | March 11, 2009 - 11:00 am

Women Who Rock: Laura Ingalls Wilder

LAURA INGALLS WILDER (1867-1957)

Laura Ingalls Wilder lived a simple life on the prairie, which she captured for millions in her writing (which were our favorite books when we…

Kelly Herdrich | March 10, 2009 - 5:15 pm

Vatican Newspaper: Washing Machine Biggest Liberator Of Women

What do we women have to thank for our liberation in the 20th century? You may be thinking the birth control pill or the right to work outside the home…

Annika Harris | March 10, 2009 - 10:30 am

Women Who Rock: Maria Agnesi

Maria Agnesi (pronounced on-YAY-zee) was born May 16, 1718 in Milan, Italy, the eldest of the 21 (!) children Pietro Agnesi fathered with his three wives. Although women weren’t normally…

Kassidy Emerson | March 9, 2009 - 11:30 am

Women Who Rock: Valentina

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

VALENTINA (1904-1989)

Today, tabloids (and websites like us!) report on…

Catherine Strawn | March 6, 2009 - 5:30 pm

Women Who Rock: Mary-Ellis Bunim

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

MARY-ELLIS BUNIM (1946-2004)
If you grew up watching soap operas or spent…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 5, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Women Who Rock: Lois Long

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

LOIS LONG (1901-1974)

One of the first female writers at…

Catherine Strawn | March 4, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Women Who Rock: Wangari Maathai

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

WANGARI MAATHAI (1940- )

Raised by a family of subsistence…

Annika Harris | March 3, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Women Who Rock: Diana Vreeland

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

DIANA VREELAND (c.1906-1989)
In 1936, the editor in chief of Harper’s

Catherine Strawn | March 2, 2009 - 12:30 pm
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