“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
Let me be clear. Certainly female candidates are subjected to sexist attacks, and politics is a gendered arena. But for the future of feminism, and for young girls particularly, it’s equally important that we do not learn the wrong lesson from Clinton’s defeat. Now is the time to pass the baton, not throw in the […]
Nancy L. Cohen is a historian, leading national expert on women and American politics, and the author of four books. 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.