Women are being elected to public office in increasing numbers. However, their voices remain largely underrepresented in collections and archives of political communication. For this reason, the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University has created an online archives devoted entirely to women's political speech.
The Archives of Women's Political Communication is made possible through a generous gift from Richard and Mary Jo Stanley of Muscatine, IA.
- Dianne Feinstein
- Dianne Feinstein assumed office as a United States Senator from California in November 1992, through a special election. Feinstein was born in San Francisco, California, on June 22, 1933. In 1955, she graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in history. Following college, she served as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors (1970–1978) and as the 38th mayor of San Francisco (1978–1988). In the United States Senate, Feinstein has served on the Senate Committee on Appropriation; the Senate Committee on Judiciary; the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration; and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence,... More