Geraldine Ferraro made history when she gave this speech accepting the Democratic party's nomination as the vice presidential candidate--a first for U.S. women--in 1984. From The Eloquent Woman blog's "Famous Speech Friday" series.
Images from the Mayor Robert F. Wagner Collection of the La Guardia and Wagner Archives/CUNY. For more images from the Archives' Wagner and other collections, go to www.laguardiawagnerarchive.lagcc.cuny.edu
Geraldine Ferraro - USA - 1984: Ferraro was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first woman nominated to be Vice Presidential by a major American political party. #womens #history #women in #politics