Mary Gay Scanlon
SCANLON: I'm Mary Gay Scanlon and I approve this message, because I want to fight for Planned Parenthood and against the NRA. I'll fight tooth-and-nail against Republicans who attack Social Security and Medicare. And I'll make education a priority, with universal pre-K, more vocational training, and eliminating student debt. ED RENDELL: I've known Mary Gay Scanlon for decades. She's Donald Trump's worst nightmare. She's a tough, smart progressive who will fight for us. ANNOUNCER: Mary Gay Scanlon for Congress.
My fellow Alabamians - to those of you who are here and are joining us here on the beautiful grounds of our State Capitol, and to those who across the state are watching - thank you for being a part of today's historic ceremony. To the hundreds - if not thousands - of folks who could not be here today but who have faithfully kept me and my administration at the forefront of your prayers since I became governor in April 2017, I thank you! Over the course of 20 […]
So delighted to be here in this special place on this Historic Day. (STRUCK) It's a thrill for me to help kick off Iowa's centennial commemorations here at the Carrie Catt Center for Women and Politics. Historic day in many ways--all of them connected to your commemoration of the 19th Amend and your theme of Hard Won, Not Done. Firstly, today is the birthday of Frederick Douglass--the great abolition and civil rights leader --and the great champion of woman's suffrage. FD chose Feb 14 as his b'day--because there were no […]
Address at the Convention of the World Alliance for International Friendship
November 14, 1934. Speech delivered by Carrie Chapman Catt at Convention World Alliance for International Friendship Through the Churches Hotel Astor, Wednesday, November 14, 1934. War must be abolished. Men have tried to modify war, to curtail its worst brutalities, to civilize it, but nothing of this nature has succeeded. Wars have steadily grown worse, not less so. A convention to the effect that poison gas and airplanes should not be used in war was agreed to in the Second Hague Tribunal. Both were introduced into the World War and […]
Bonnie J. Campbell
VARIOUS VOICES:With her passion and her commitment to protecting more women in Iowa and across the country and ultimately around the world, she really broke the glass ceiling.I was always so impressed with how she just held her head high and she didn't give up.She's phenomenal. She really is grand in every way. NARRATOR: Bonnie Campbell – innovator in Iowa, leader for the nation. CAMPBELL: I grew up on a dairy farm in upstate New York. Every year at the state fair, our state senator, Janet Hill Gordon, came every […]