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Feminist in the White House

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9780190468606
Author(s): Doreen Mattingly
Format: Hardcover
Year: 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Dimensions: 242 x 0 x 164 (w x l x h)
Pages: 328

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Midge Costanza was one of the unlikeliest of White House insiders. But for a time during the seventies, this 'loud-mouthed, pushy little broad' with no college education was a prominent focal point of the American culture wars. Her story has been largely forgotten in the intervening years, but it is one that tells a rich history of the public emergence of the debates that have defined the feminist movement and sexual politics to the current day. Jimmy Carter selected her as his assistant - the first woman to hold such a post - and tasked her with bringing the views of special interest groups to the president. In particular she championed abortion rights, gay and lesbian rights, and the ERA, and feminist leaders held hope that her presence in the White House signaled an auspicious future for the movement. Costanza felt strongly that the Democratic Party needed to shift left, and she publically challenged the Evangelical president's judgment on more than one occasion. His administration occurred at the peak of feminist activism and diversity in Washington, as organizations lobbied for issues raised by radical feminists, low-income women, and women of color.
Nevertheless, there were remarkably few feminist policy gains during this period. The lack of progress is particularly surprising given Carter's campaign promises to the women's movement and the presence of large Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress. While Costan
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