Nation: Making Quite a Difference

Women win two key issues and half the seats on party councils

I came here for Jimmy Carter, and I for myself. The question of this convention is: Now that women are 50% of the delegates, what difference does it make?" So said Ohio Delegate Dagmar Celeste on the second day of the Democratic Convention. Soon afterward, Democratic women proved that on their own issues at least they could take control of the convention and win. "They played politics and we got trapped," admitted a male Carter whip. Said former New York Representative Bella Abzug,...

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