You've Come a Long Way, Maybe Sarah, Michelle, Hillary, and the Shaping of the New American Woman

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-10-13
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Sanchez spent much of 2008 as an analyst on CNN, examining, investigating, and deciphering the historic moment for women and politics during the presidential election. In this work, she takes a hard look at what the election may mean for women, now and in the future.

Author Biography

Leslie Sanchez is a Republican strategist and former adviser to President George W. Bush, a frequent columnist and CNN political contributor, and founder and CEO of Impacto Group. Sanchez's analysis has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, as well as all the networks and on such shows as NBC's "Nightly News," the "Today" show and PBS's News Hour with Jim Lehrer.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: You've Come a Long Way, Maybep. 1
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pantsuitsp. 19
The Palin Effectp. 45
Women's Groups and Sarah Palin: Is Palin a Feminist? Does it Matter?p. 77
What it Takes: Steel Magnoliasp. 97
From the Kitchen to the Kitchen Cabinetp. 123
Ladies Firstp. 139
What's Next: We Won the Battles. When Will We Win the War?p. 165
What Do Women Do N.O.W? The Need to Nationally Organize Womenp. 179
Notesp. 195
Indexp. 20
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