A Woman's Touch for the Cabinet

With her at Transportation, the Doles are rolling along

"The President doesn't want any yes men and women around him," Elizabeth Dole once remarked. "When he says no, we all say no." Behind the wry humor, there was a hint of truth. As assistant to President Reagan for public liaison and the highest-ranking woman in the White House, Elizabeth ("Liddy") Dole has been a silent team player, wielding little influence and rarely speaking out on women's issues. Now, however, she has moved into the spotlight as President Reagan's nominee to be the new Secretary...

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