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Hillary Clinton

The Presidency: America’s Highest Glass Ceiling

The 2016 campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina mark the latest in a string of 200 women who have tried for the top office in the land, starting with a campaign in 1872. Historian Ellen Fitzpatrick tells us how the campaigns of Victoria Woodhull (1872), Margaret Chase Smith (1964) and... Read More
Eliga Gould
Eliga Gould, professor of history at the University of New Hampshire, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship to complete a book on the least... Read More
Hillary Clinton at UNH
One night eight years ago in New Hampshire, when guys at a Hillary Clinton rally unfurled signs reading “Iron My Shirt,” the presidential candidate... Read More
BOOK cover - The Highest Glass Ceiling
In her newest book, UNH professor of history Ellen Fitzpatrick tells the story of three women who set their sights on the American Presidency.  Read More
Isabelle Beagen '18
Falling for Ibsen  When Isabelle Beagen '18 read “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen in her freshman theatre history course, she fell in love.  “Ibsen... Read More

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