“A great account of the commitment, camaraderie, and capability of the women who’ve worked to better our nation.” – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski
“Nancy L. Cohen’s Breakthrough is required reading if you care about the future of reproductive health and rights.” – Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood
“Anyone interested in gender and politics and the change we can make should read Nancy L. Cohen’s Breakthrough. Go get it now!” – Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress
“Nancy L. Cohen is the expert on misogyny in America.” – Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL
“LOVED it. So smart. So well told. A fascinating and gripping story of how we got here and the smart women who have made it happen.” – Anna March, The Rumpus
Finally some good news on the women’s front. Los Angeles is about to pass a game-changing initiative to advance gender equality. In Los Angeles, the largest county in the nation, with a budget of $29 billion and a population of 10 million people, the potential for impact is huge. And so is the national precedent. […]
Nancy L. Cohen is a historian, leading national expert on women and American politics, and the author of four books. Her latest, Breakthrough: The Making of America’s First Woman President, on women’s leadership and the 2016 election, is available now in hardcover, ebook, and audiobook.