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Three Fascinating 20th Century Women You May Not Know

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We will read and discuss the biographies of Pamela Harriman, whose charm, sexual adventures and work ethic brought her from Churchill's daughter-in-law to the highest ranks of influence in America and finally to US Ambassador to France; Rear Admiral Grace Hopper, a computer genius and the woman holding the highest rank in the US military; and Barbara Jordan, who overcame race and gender to become the first African American congresswoman from the South, an influential figure in Watergate and who many thought could have been our first  African-American/woman president.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Sun


Judith Barzilay 



Please read:  Reading Required: Grace Hopper: Admiral of the Cyber Sea by Kathleen Broome Williams, ISBN-13 978-1-59114-978 and Barbara Jordan: American Hero by Mary Beth Rogers, ISBN-13 0-553 38066. Reading Suggested: Reflected Glory by Sally Bedell Smith and Barbara Jordan: Speaking the Truth, Max Sherman, editor.



Registration Closes On
Sunday, September 23, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/23/2018 - 10/7/2018 Weekly -Sun 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Williamsburg, TBD  Map Judith Barzilay