"Mother Earth Revisited: When Women in Politics Are Old Hat"

Title"Mother Earth Revisited: When Women in Politics Are Old Hat"
Year for Search1974
AuthorsAbzug, Bella [Savitsky](1920-1998)
Secondary AuthorsTripp, Maggie
Tertiary AuthorsKelber, Mim Interviewer (1922-2004)
Secondary TitleWoman In the Year 2000
Pagination237-48
Date Published1974
PublisherArbor House
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

An interview that is presented as having taken place in 2000 set in a world where Earth is primarily female and the moon and satellites in space are primarily male, a situation brought about by negotiation and political compromise. There had been a nuclear war, Earth had been made largely uninhabitable and people on Earth lived underground. Traditional gender roles have disappeared. 

Holding Institutions

DLC, PSt

Author Note

Abzug was a lawyer, Congresswoman (1973-77), and social activist. Kelber (1922-2004) was Abzug’s chief speechwriter at the time and a well-known journalist.

Full Text

1974 Abzug, Bella [Savitsky] (1920-98) interviewed by Mim Kelber (1922-2004). “Mother Earth Revisited: When Women in Politics Are Old Hat.” Woman In the Year 2000. Ed. Maggie Tripp (New York: Arbor House, 1974), 237-48. DLC, PSt

An interview that is presented as having taken place in 2000 set in a world where Earth is primarily female and the moon and satellites in space are primarily male, a situation brought about by negotiation and political compromise. There had been a nuclear war, Earth had been made largely uninhabitable and people on Earth lived underground. Traditional gender roles have disappeared. Abzug was a lawyer, Congresswoman (1973-77), and social activist. Kelber was Abzug’s chief speechwriter at the time and a well-known journalist. Female authors.