Dear Democracy Now! Visitor: We are an independent, ad-free daily news program that serves millions of viewers and listeners each month. Our show is special because we make it our priority to go where the silence is. We put a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lift up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. We do all of this with just a fraction of the budget and staff of a commercial news show. We do it without ads, corporate sponsorship or government funding. How is this possible? Only with your support. If everyone who visited our website in the next week donated just $15, we would cover all of our operating costs for the year. We can't do it without you. Please donate today. It takes just a couple of minutes to do your part to make sure Democracy Now! is there for you and everybody else.

Your Donation: $
Wednesday, July 15, 1998 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: Sisters in the Spirit: The Iroquois Influence On the...
1998-07-15

N.O.W. Rally

download:   Get CD/DVD More Formats
This is viewer supported news

Yesterday the National Organization for Women held a rally commemorating the sesquicentennial of Seneca Falls, but they billed it as only partly a celebration, and partly a protest. New York governor George Pataki has come under fire from NOW and other feminist organizations for leaving the state’s Lieutenant Governor, and only woman delegate, Betsy McCaughey Ross, out of the opening events of the Seneca Falls commemoration, billed as Celebrate 98.

At the rally, NOW president Patricia Ireland and Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal demanded a place for McCaughey Ross at the podium tomorrow.

Tape:

  • Patricia Ireland, President of the National Organization for Women]

Related link:

.
.
.


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

This is viewer supported news