Abzug, Bella

Born: 1920 AD
Died: 1998 AD

1920 – Born in New York City


1947 – Admitted to bar


1970 – Became nationally prominent in the early as an articulate advocate of women’s rights and as a leader of the House of Representatives anti-Vietnam War group


1971-1976 – Represented New York’s 19th and 20th districts in Congress


1972 – Wrote Bella! Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington


1976 – Wnsuccessful in a bid for the U.S. Senate


1978 – Was defeated in an attempt to reenter Congress


1977-1979 – (November-January) prominent in several women’s political organizations


                     – Co-chairwoman of the President’s National Advisory Committee on Women


                     – She returned to the private practice of law in New York City


1984 – Gender Gap: Bella Abzug’s Guide to political Power for American Women