A ‘must read’ …. Years 1973 -1974 … still a long way to go!
For a quick review, my prior blog detailed how a young Hillary Rodham graduated from Yale Law School in 1973 whereupon she accepted a job offer to be a staff attorney for the Children’s Defense Fund under the auspices of its founder Marian Wright Edelman. This is when she played a key role in developing the law, affirming the right of a of children with disabilities to have access to a public school education. Her ties to this organization lasted until 1991. I had described the 1970s as the Mad Men era when feminists were blazing trails through formerly closed off opportunities for women while overcoming resistance by the misogynists. In 1974, Ms. Rodham accepted a staff position in the House Judiciary Committee investigating Watergate.
In later years, there have been republican led attempts to discredit her life’s work Around 1992, the conservative right attempted to downplay her legal scholarship works regarding the welfare of children…
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