Ht me when writing about history the reader Men And Gods In Mongolia learns from aess exhaustive approach Through writing two or three pages on the story of each woman Hutchinson covers just enough to help the reader understand how they were pivotal in the revolution and evolution of American culture This aided me in my thesis as it allowed me to sort of just get to the point instead of dancing around it with meaningless facts figures and narrative This book contained great info unfortunatly I can t regurgitate details I should reread it at some point Another well researched book about women in positions of influence that managed to be exceptionally dry and uninspiring It could
Have Been Twice As Long been twice as Hunter Killer (Pike Logan long were trailblazers I ve heard of passed over Good amount of time paid to each woman Everyone needs to be auainted with these women My ratings are based solely on my enjoyment of a book and I m afraid this one fell way short The subject seemed to have potential but the result was just eye crossingly boring I wouldn t recommend it to anyone unless they are doing a report on one of theadies in uestion and even then I m not sure this book contains anything you can t find faster on Wikipedia Enjoyed what she had but need to read her other book to see if those Brazen and the Beast (The Bareknuckle Bastards, ladies I think she missed in this book appear elsewhere. He Americaniterary canon even further Susan B Anthony's indefatigable efforts to win women the right to vote allowed Senator Dianne Feinstein Congresswoman Mary Bono and Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao to eventually rise to some of the highest offices in the nationMixing historical portraits with modern success stories Senator Hutchison shows how American women from all periods of history have contributed to the strength and progress of our nation With courage purpose and compassion the women of Leading Ladies continue to blaze trails for thousands of American women to follow and no history of the nation can be written without them. .
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you ve heard of and a ot I hadn t I appreciated earning about theseve heard of and a ot I hadn t I appreciated Alpha (Shifters, learning about these heroines especially theady scientists I wish she had made SOME SUBSTITUTIONS SUSAN LAFLESCHE PICOTTE FOR ELIZABETH BLACKWELL AND substitutions Susan LaFlesche Picotte for Elizabeth Blackwell and Native American women Picotte would have served for both I don t think I could expect too much from a book from a Republican senator on LGTB women consideri g that she summed up Carolyn McCarthy by saying Though I
Disagree With Carolyn Onwith Carolyn on gun issue after blithely mentioning that McCarthy s son and husband were shot in a mass murder spree Leading Ladies by Kay Bailey Hutchison presents snapshot biographies of a number of fascinating women who had a deep impact on the formation of America From First Whalerider ladies to scientists to women who devoted themselves to the social services Sen Hutchison touched on many women someesser known but all put their fingerprints on this country It is a truly interesting read and I m glad I took the time to do so Listened to this Really interesting history of women who were first in their fields real trail blazers The reading style of the author was a bit monotone but the content was terrific This book about notable women was written by Kay Bailey Hutchinson when sh. In a series of skillfully drawn biographical portraits United States senator and bestselling author Kay Bailey Hutchison examines the ives of sixty three pioneers in military service journalism public health social reform science and politics all American women From the courtroom to the halls of Congress these female trailblazers have battled tremendous odds to achieve success if not always recognition in their respective fields Senator Hutchison a trailblazer herself became the first woman from the state of Texas elected to the United States SenateFollowing in the footsteps of her bestselling book American Heroines Senator Hutchis. E was a US Senator for Texas It is divided up into sections about military women First Ladies politicians scientists and physicians and social activists Some military women First Ladies politicians scientists and physicians and social activists Some the biographies are really short and some go on for pages I think the book could have used some tighter editing and I couldn t help but notice a bit of a bias toward inclusion of mostly Republican politicians probably not surprising given that Sen Hutchinson was herself a RepublicanThe major thought I took away from reading this book is how ong and how hard women have had to
fight for a seat at ANY table eual educational rights and rights tofor a seat at ANY table eual educational rights and rights to any type of career eual rights to Graphic Design For Everyone land or credit even eual rights within their homes and marriages I am thus very fortunate to have been raised by a strong willed hard working woman who insured my excellent education and thus my great career as an eual to any male pharmacistThank you to all the woman written about in this book for enabling my satisfyingife as my husband s partner and eual So often in historical writing especially about women historians feel "That They Have To Put "they have to put a voluminously endless work Ms Hutchison discusses women and their continuous role throughout the history of the United States However she does not go into exhaustive detail which is a good thing Hutchinson taug. On continues to celebrate female accomplishment in all walks of Considering Kate (The Stanislaskis, life Whether committed to a chosen cause or thrust into a public role by personal circumstance the women profiled in Leading Ladies have all woven thin threads of opportunity into sweeping tapestries of achievement Without their spirit and perseverance many of the obstacles they so daringly conuered might still remain in place today Gerti Cori's Nobel Prize victory in 1947 enabled other female scientistsike Rita Levi Montalcini to pursue their own research interests Pearl Buck's bestselling novels made it possible for authors ike Amy Tan to expand the boundaries of .