Always happy to have a chance to mention Jeannette Rankin
, who teaches us that fighting for a losing cause most definitely does not make you a losing person.
Barbara Lee was politically aligned with Jeannette Rankin
but also with Sens.
, by then quite elderly, found herself leading a brigade of 5,000 women marching on Washington in January 1968 to demand that the war end and the military industrial complex be stopped.
Representative Jeannette Rankin
, Republican of Montana, the first woman elected to the House of Representatives, cast the sole vote against entering World War II, she recalled La Follette's lonely opposition to the First World War.
House of Representatives since the first - Jeannette Rankin
of Montana - was sent to Capitol Hill in 1916, only four have come from Massachusetts.
The 2009 All-USA Community College Academic Team final judges were: -- Emily Brown, Marymount University -- Mark Davies, Bucknell University -- Deanna D'Errico, American Association of Community Colleges -- Carolyn Dietel, Mount Holyoke College -- Bob Dubill, Retired Executive Editor of USA TODAY -- Martha Ellis, The University of Texas System -- Kirk Glaze, Coca-Cola North America -- Raymond Hites, Hites Family Community College Scholarship Foundation -- Sue Lawrence, Jeannette Rankin
Women's Scholarship Fund -- Marcella McClatchey, Amherst College -- Dwandalyn Reece, National Endowment for the Humanities -- Sharon Shoham, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
Teresa Hansen, and Rebekah Gayley, brought extraordinary diligence, wit, and enthusiasm to WILPF in Washington as 2002's Jeannette Rankin
interns, an opportunity funded each year by the Cleveland Branch.