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Three Fascinating 20th Century Women You May Not Know

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There are many accomplished women whose lives, although significant, are not well known.  We will discuss the following three: Pamela Harriman whose charm, sexual adventures and work ethic brought her from Winston Churchill's daughter-in-law to the highest ranks of influence in America and finally to U.S. ambassador to France; Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, a computer genius and the woman holding the highest rank in U.S. military; and Barbara Jordan, who overcame race and gender to become the first African American congresswoman from the South and was an influential figure in Watergate and was thought by many could have become our first African-American/female president.

Class Details

2 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

School of Education

Judith Barzilay 



Please read:  Reading: Required: Grace Hopper: Admiral of the Cyber Sea by Kathleen Broome Williams, ISBN-13: 978159114978. Barbara Jordan: American Hero by Mary Beth Rogers, ISBN-13: 055338066. Reading: Suggested: Reflected Glory by Sally Bedell Smith. Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth, Max Sherman, editor.



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Wednesday, September 12, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

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Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/12/2018 - 9/26/2018 Weekly - Wed 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Williamsburg, School of Education  Map Judith Barzilay