Saturday, March 26, 2011

Geraldine Ferraro, Dies at 75 from Blood Cancer

Geraldine A. Ferraro, First Woman on Major Party Ticket, Dies at 75

NYTimes : Geraldine A. Ferraro, a former Conggresswoman from Queens, New York, who was nominated in 1984 to be the Democratic Party's vice presidential candidate, was the first woman nominated for national office by a major political party. She died Saturday in from complications from multiple myeloma, a blood cancer, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Flashback : Watch an excerpt of Geraldine Ferraro's 1984 Vice Presidential Acceptance Speech :

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