Sissy Farenthold, Texas Politics, and the Women’s Movement, 1972-2022

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Thursday February 24, 2022

10:30 AM

Sponsored by Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Session Chair Nancy Baker Jones, Ruthe Winegarten Foundation for Texas Women’s History

Commentator Tiffany González, James Madison University

Presentations by Thomas M. Cohen (The Catholic University of America) and Hannah-Luisa Cohen-Fuentes (Independent Scholar), "'The Farenthold Phenomenon’: Sissy Farenthold’s Run for Governor in 1972"; Martha Cotera, "Mexican-American Women and Texas Politics, 1972-2022," Independent Scholar and Advisor to Chicana Por Mi Raza Digital Project; Karen Engle, "Sissy Farenthold and the International Women's Peace Movement," University of Texas at Austin