A politician of the twentieth century. She served as a representative in Congress and was nominated by the Democratic party for vice president in 1984; the presidential candidate was Walter Mondale. Ferraro was the first woman to run for the vice presidency on a major party ticket.
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In a watershed moment, Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman to appear on a major party ticket.
“Before we had kids, we had Roger,” said their mother, Geraldine McKeever.
The Ferraro film makes no mention of 2008 vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, the first Republican woman on a national ticket.
Ferraro, she says, “was 100 percentbehind me in part because she saw it as unfinished business.”
For him, her presence was not enough to balance out “Geraldine Ferraro, Hillary Clinton [and] Betty Friedan.”
This, he thought, would encourage the Geraldine chiefs to make separate terms.
Desmond was quiet for the time, but the head of the other great Geraldine family was now suspected in his turn.
I take care of Geraldine night and day, and you needn't think it isn't a big job taking care of a baby, because it is.
When I get real lonely for you, I take Geraldine and give her a good scrubbing and then dress her up and take her out for a walk.
Will you tell her that I hope she's well and that I'll never forget how kind she was to me and Geraldine last summer.