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August 16, 1985 - Image 36

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38 Friday, August 16, 1985

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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The Workmen's Circle & Sho lem Aleichem Institute
Jewish Community Council
Sarah K, Gold Philanthropic Fund, United Jewish Charities

PRESENT THE 7th ANNUAL

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Jewish Women's Roles
In U.S. Politics Increase

BY BEN OALLOB
Women are moving into
Um of elective political power
induding
in the United
Jewish women, but the pace le
slow,
A report in a recent isms of
Women's World, the publication
of B'nai Frith Women, noted
that, in 1073, there were no
women Governor., Currently,

Kentucky and Vermont have
women Go vernors and the Gov-

ernor of Vermont is the first
Jewish woman Governor in

American history — Madeleine
Kunin,

Five women are second in
command as Lieutenant Gover-
nors and, again, one is a Jewish
woman — Missouri Lefutenant
Governor Harriet Wood.,
The report asserted that both
are representative of a trend

which started in the early

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MACK PITT & HIS ORCHESTRA
Sunday, August 18 1 1985
3:30 pm Shepherd Parkin Oak Park
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1970.; when the feminist
movement began to take form,
In 1973, there were 426 women

in State legislaturee and at pre•
sent there are 1,067, including a
number of Jewish women,
Kunin described it as "a very
slow and cautious revolution,"
She added that 'the real surge
is going to come from State
14islatures and thaCs where a
14 of (feminine) talent and Ail,
sty i. being groomed,"
Woods said she had seen "a
growth and development in poli-
tics and women emerging from
the back seat role of working on
campaigns, licking envelopes

"You cannot assume any

automatic support from my gen-
der," said Kunin, "Just because
I am a woman does not mean
that I automatically get the
of women," She said she
bu eirvId there is "a lot of
willingnese to not look at gender
as a' factor, but to look at you
for the Job you can do and that

"You cannot assume
any automatic
support for my
gender, Just becaue
I am a woman does
not mean that I
automatically get
the support of
women,"

is what you

really want to
achieve
According to the report,
Woods is considered by some ob-
servers to be a possible condi•
date for the seat being vacated
by Ben, Thomas Bagleton in
1986, In response, she said she
had never "made it a secret that
I would love to be in the US,
Senate some day, Dot right now
I'm concentrating" on being
and doing the canvassing, to Lieutenant Governor, "to COB ,
more prominent roles where tinue the work that I have done
they are winning seat. in Legis' in bringing government closer to
latures and the Congress in the yowl* and making it more
greater numbers,"
row nsivo to people's floods,"
Seth women served in their
State Legislature., Kunin was
active in the Vermont Legisla-
ture for six years, during which
she served as Democratic Whip
and chairperson of the House
Appropriations Committee be,
fore she was elected twig* as
Lieutenant Governor,
Woods was a member of her
local City - Council for eight
years, serving on the Missouri resident of the Mormon
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in a IVf
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mission before becoming State
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