Geraldine Ferraro: Lawyer, legislator, trailblazer

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By Letty Cottin Pogrebin July 19, 1984. A Manhattan living room. Twenty of us are watching the Democratic National Convention, waiting for its nominee for president, Walter Mondale, to reveal his running mate. When he announces he has chosen Geraldine Ferraro — the first woman named to a... AP Photo