Helen Boosalis's story, told by her daughter, Beth Boosalis Davis, is the story of a true pioneer of women in politics. The daughter of Greek immigrants, Boosalis achieved national prominence as the first woman president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and as an outspoken advocate for economically distressed cities facing President Reagan's qnew federalism.q Winning the Democratic nomination for governor of Nebraska in 1986, Helen Boosalis ran against Kay Orr in the first gubernatorial contest between two women in U.S. history. The interwoven tales of conflict and challenge, from the mayor's.My mother thought she would never see her ring again but preferred its loss to the three of them being shot. ... aamp;#0;8=6agt;GB6Caamp;#0;D;aamp;#0;I=:aamp;#0;7D6G9 Closer to home but still at the national level is Moma#39;s service on the board of trustees ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Mayor Helen Boosalis|
|Author||:||Beth Boosalis Davis|
|Publisher||:||U of Nebraska Press - 2008-12-01|