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Pat Schroeder tells League of Women Voters in St. Pete that women should organize listen

04/29/14 Crystal Farina
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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Pat Schroeder was the first woman elected to Congress in Colorado in 1972. She advocates for more female representation in the US.

Schroeder accepted an award from the League of Women Voters at the St. Pete Yacht Club on Saturday.

Women got the right to vote in Colorado in 1893. But it wasn’t until 1920 that the amendment was nationally ratified. When Schroeder began her tenure in Congress in 1972, she sponsored the Equal Rights Amendment, which legislated that all Constitutional rig...

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C-SPAN covers Tampa Bay; Florida League Of Women Voters says it's stopping voter registration efforts

05/13/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I'm Rob Lorei. Coming up today we'll talk with C-SPAN producer Debbie Lamb about C-SPAN's "local content vehicle" tour of the Tampa Bay area. C-SPAN producers are spending one week here visiting various literary and historic sites, and interviewing local historians, authors and civic leaders.

During C-SPAN’s inaugural tour stop in Tampa/St. Petersburg, the network will also record interviews about the city’s plans for the 2012 Republican Nation...


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