History of Women in the U.S. Senate


AIR DATE: Sunday, April 4, 2010
OVERVIEW:

Female senators participated in a breakfast discussion moderated by Ms. Cokie Roberts. Topics included the number of female senators, support among the women, being working mothers, and career tracks for female politicians. "Remember the Ladies: How the Women Are Changing the Senate" was a program in observance of Women's History Month held by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2010, in 325 Russell Senate Office Building.

KEYWORDS: Minorities & Equal Opportunity, Gender Issues, Washington Politics, Women in Politics, Legislative Branch, Senate, American History