It came to be known as the Palm Sunday Massacre, the largest mass shooting in the New York area in decades. 10 people were killed that day 30 years ago, including 8 children. Only 1 survivor was found: a crying toddler covered in blood, crawling at the feet of the dead. The tiny girl was handed to one of the first police officers to arrive. And that's how Officer Joanne Jaffe became mom to Christina Rivera, then 13 months old.
Jeannette Pickering Rankin was the first woman in the United States Congress, elected in Montana in 1916 and again in 1940. After being elected in 1916 she said, "I may be the first woman member of Congress but I won’t be the last."
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Oscar-winning screenwriter lets rip at Downton's Dame Maggie and other stars in his latest book