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Author Carty, Thomas (Thomas Joseph)

Title Backwards in high heels : Faith Whittlesey, Ronald Reagan's Madam Ambassador in Switzerland and the West Wing / Thomas J. Carty.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Casemate, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 WHITTLESEY,F CAR    Available
Description xvi, 320 pages, 32 pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- From Williamsville, New York, to U.S. Embassy Bern -- Reducing Tensions Between the Sister Republics: The First Bern Tour (part 1) -- Advocating Reagan's Policies to the Swiss People: The First Bern Tour (part 2) -- Resisting the "Gender Gap" in the West Wing: The White House Years (part 1) -- Geneva Summitry and Technology Transfers: The Second Bern Tour (part 2) -- New York and the American Swiss Foundation: Private Diplomacy (part 1) -- Enlarging U.S. China Connections: Private Diplomacy (part 2) -- Conclusion
Form Also available in electronic format via the World Wide Web.
Subject Whittlesey, Faith Ryan.
Women ambassadors -- United States -- Biography.
Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography.
Women politicians -- United States -- Biography.
Politicians -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1981-1989.
United States -- History -- 1969-
ISBN 9781612001593 hardback
1612001599 hardback

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