Biographical Conversations With...

R. Easterling: Election to the House of Representatives

Season 2004 Episode 902 | 56m 50s | Video has closed captioning.

Ruth first ran for representative in 1974 and was elated when she came in 3 rd in the rimary,as it was rare for women to run for political positions at this time. Her main issue was ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment, and she vowed to run until it was ratified or until she was 91.

Aired: 04/10/04

Rating: NR

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