Victory for the Vote: The Fight for Women's Suffrage and the Century That Followed (Book about Womens Right to Vote, Suffragettes, Womens' S
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About the Author
Doris Weatherford is active in the political arena and has been extensively recognized for her contributions to the field of women's history. She was editor-in-chief and major contributor to the monumental reference work, A History of Women in the United States: State-by-State Reference, which offers detailed and engaging histories of women in each of the fifty states. Her other publications include Foreign and Female: Immigrant Women in America, 1840-1920; American Women's History: An A to Z of People, Organizations, Issues and Events; Milestones: A Chronology of American Women's History; American Women during World War II; and a two-volume work for Congressional Quarterly Press: Women in American Politics: History and Milestones.
Nancy Pelosi became Speaker of the House in 2007 after serving twenty years in Congress. She and her husband, Paul, have been married for forty-five years. She is the mother of five children and the grandmother of seven. She divides her time between Washington, DC and San Francisco, California.