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Contents

Illustrations

Preface

Chronology

Introduction: The Question and the Answer

 

Part 1 Advancing Women’s Role in Government: Barbara Hackman Franklin

1. Some Historical Background
2. Women’s Appointments and the President’s Task Force on Women’s Rights and Responsibilities
3. Setting the Stage for a Program
4. Calling Barbara Franklin: The Initiative Is Under Way
5. The Women’s Program Meets Its Goals

Part 2 A Few Good Women in Their Own Words

6. Recounting Early Influences and the Special Role of Women in the Legal Profession
7. Recalling Barriers, Appointments, and Family Impact
8. Considering Networking, the President, and the Impact of the Women’s Program

Conclusion: Breaking Barriers and Opening the Floodgates

Afterword by Barbara Hackman Franklin

Appendix: The “A Few Good Women” Oral History Project

Notes

Bibliography

Index