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 (ăb′zo͝og′, -zŭg′), Bella 1920-1998.
American politician who was a US representative from New York State (1971-1976) known for her strong views against the Vietnam War and in support of feminism.


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Bella (Savitzky), 1920–98, U.S. politician and women's-rights activist: congresswoman 1971–76.
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Robin then called on her friends-Bella Abzug, Gloria Steinem, friends from Ford Foundation and other women's networks to act as sponsors.
I hope to confront parochial educational as one form of urban, normative subordination and indoctrination, as it is realized in the lives of two urban women--congresswoman and civil rights activist Bella Abzug and poet and activist Audre Lorde--and as I witnessed it myself as a "product" of the same parochial school Lorde and Abzug attended: St.
Representative and social activist Bella Abzug, and served for five years as the executive director of the Lesbian Community Cancer Project in Chicago.
Construction industry pioneer Lina Gottesman helped inspire a new generation of leaders at the launch of the Millie King Entrepreneurship Program presented by the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute (BALI) at Hunter College in New York City.
Representative and women's rights leader Bella Abzug's 97th birthday[non-translatable text]she was born on July 24, 1920[non-translatable text]I paid a visit to a show at the Marc Straus Gallery on Manhattan's Lower East Side called "If Only Bella Abzug Were Here.
Fitzpatrick covers Chisholm's frustration with sexism and bigotry from her own progressive peers, and her disappointment with some of her feminist colleagues, including her National Women's Political Caucus co-founders Betty Friedan, Bella Abzug and Gloria Steinem, all of whom offered sometimes too tepid support during her historic 1972 run for the Democratic nomination.
85) In 1974, Representative Bella Abzug (D-NY) introduced a bill amending Title VII to protect against discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, or marital status.
Bella Abzug (D-NY), the US Congress designated August 26th as "Women's Equality Day.
From Barbara Jordan and Bella Abzug to Warren and Gabrielle Giffords, successful female politicians are able to offer their own authentic toughness as the antidote to public anxiety.
Avedon's subjects also included others at the epicenter of the events and movements of the time (and some who still are today)--including governors, senators, members of Congress, and a wide swath of varied government officials (Bella Abzug, Jerry Brown, George H.
We should have cheered their efforts," she said about Bella Abzug, Flo Kennedy and others who won earlier achievements on behalf of women.
This local focus inevitably led Gurock to devote much attention to New York City politics--the contributions of Ed Koch, Bella Abzug and others, as well as controversies, such as the Ocean Hill-Brownsville confrontation between Jewish teachers and black parents.