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Presidential appointments of women during the Reagan administration

Presidential appointments of women during the Reagan administration

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Published by Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nominations for office -- United States,
  • Women in politics -- United States,
  • United States -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeslie Gladstone
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1983-84, reel 3, fr. 0714
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15453128M


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[Leslie W Gladstone; Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.]. The presidency of Ronald Reagan began at Presidential appointments of women during the Reagan administration book EST on Januwhen Ronald Reagan was inaugurated as the 40th President of the United States, and ended on Janu Reagan, a Republican from California, took office following a landslide victory over Democratic incumbent President Jimmy Carter in the presidential was Cabinet: See list.

Overall, the Reagan administration has named women to 11 percent of its top posts, estimates the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC), which closely monitors presidential hiring. Three of the nominees were renominated by Reagan's successor, President George H.

Bush. Two of the nominees, Ferdinand Francis Fernandez and Guy G. Hurlbutt, were nominated after July 1,the traditional start date of the unofficial Thurmond Presidential appointments of women during the Reagan administration book during a presidential election year.

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1 See Faludi, Susan, Backlash. The Undeclared War Against American Women. New York: Three Rivers Pres ; 1 Today, Ronald Reagan’s presidency is often remembered as a difficult period for American women, an era of 'backlash' against women’s rights, to use Susan Faludi’s famous term.1 In many respects, this negative assessment makes sense.

Both his personal life (he Author: Françoise Coste. A Colorado native, Amanda previously worked for political campaigns, on the Hill, and at the Partnership for Public Service.

At the Partnership, she supported the Center for Presidential Transition, launched the Washington Post’s Political Appointments Tracker, and managed a database of appointments going back to the Reagan administration.

The Reagan Administration During the s, the Cold War intensified, and both the United States and the Soviet Union were menacing superpowers. With the breakup of the USSR, however, the focus of American foreign policy shifted from containing communism to controlling rogue nations (such as Iraq), ethnic conflicts, and international terrorism.

Presidential appointments of women during the Reagan administration book   Even while sex discrimination claims rose 25 percent during the s, the Reagan administration cut the EEOC budget in half, slashed its caseload to a third of its former size and put the soon-to-be Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas–a man who didn’t believe discrimination existed–in charge with a directive to investigate “by the.

-- Jon Meacham, The Washington Post Book World "An invaluable contribution to our understanding of the man and his times." -- Terry Golway, New York Observer "Reeves's President Reagan is different. It is a cogent, evenhanded, in-depth examination of the Reagan presidency A fitting reminder of a presidency that changed the world."Cited by: During the Reagan years, feminists were successful in A.

expanding day care services for low-income women. retaining the basic principles of Roe v. Wade. securing the federal government's support of equal pay for equal work. expanding federal funding for domestic violence programs. During the Reagan Administration she also served as Private Voluntary Liaison of the Agency for International Development’s Africa Bureau and as the first Director of President Reagan’s new Missing Children’s Program at the U.S.

Department of Justice. Beverages & No-Host Wine Bar pm Doors Open pm Program Begins. The Reagan Administration (J ) America recently said its final goodbyes to its fortieth president. Ronald Reagan was eulogized as a leader of conviction, humility, faith, humor and optimism during dark moments of the Cold War.

The Nixon Administration had at least 15 people serve at least some time in prison for their crimes, while Bush 43’s administration had at least 9. Reagan had signaled a desire to have an influence on the Court during the presidential campaign, and few will dispute that he did shape the Court’s future through his appointments.

The candidate said he would appoint a woman to the Supreme Court, and he. Ronald Reagan is largely credited with the demise of Soviet communism during the s. As president, he worked to reduce the threat of war between the U.S.

and the U.S.S.R., to convince Soviet leaders that cooperation with the U.S. would serve Soviet interests, and to encourage openness and democracy in the U.S.S.R. Early life and acting career. The Reagan administration's decision to deregulate the banking industry led to a crisis in the savings and loan industry and an added burden for taxpayers.

That Storm Thurmond and Jesse Helms switched their party affiliation was an indication that. Despite criticism of many of his administration's policies, Reagan easily won reelection in November, Duringthe economy maintained a steady rate of growth, although there was increased concern in business and governmental circles over annual federal budget deficits that reached nearly $ billion.

Only percent of the Senior Executive Service are women, compared to 20 percent in the Bush Administration's P 'residential appointments. At the General S c hedule (GS) or General Management. Two of his three Supreme Court appointments were moderates.

The blot on the Reagan presidency was the Iran-contra affair, in which Reagan’s lieutenants sought to evade a law forbidding U.S. aid to contras, the anti-communist fighters in Nicaragua. The result hoped for was the release of hostages being held by Iran/5(53).

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Ronald Reagan's name(s) and legacy are invoked constantly in American politics today, whether to highlight conservative ideals or presidential leadership : Lillian Cunningham.

In Februaryduring President Nixon’s second press conference, he was confronted by a question from Vera Glaser, a reporter from the North American Newspaper Alliance, about why too few women had been selected to policy positions within the first month of the administration.

In January, Nixon had appointed three women to top posts, including. Race and Gender Representation in Presidential Appointments, SES, and GS Levels, During Clinton, Bush, and Obama Administrations Article (PDF Available) in Administration & Society 51(2) June. Reagan, whose life spanned from the pre-Federal Reserve world at the time of his birth to the era of computer-driven financial innovation during his presidency, appreciated how difficult it was to.

Throughout the presidential campaign and in the early days of his administration, President Reagan empha-sized the perilous state of the economy during the Carter administration.

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Trump, including nominations, Executive Orders, and Proclamations. The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation. 40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, California Main Phone: Fax: Email: [email protected] For all membership and change of address requests, please click here.

departments and. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. 40 Presidential Drive Simi Valley, CA Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute. The Reagan administration nulled that problem by first barring the press from Grenada and then releasing its own sanitized videotapes of the operation (which each of the three major networks broadcast).

"Their pictures weren't Iying, but because they weren't all the pictures, they ended up being distorting," commented McWethy. Richard Wirthlin, Reagan's pollster, began noticing Reagan's problem with women as early as Octobera month before the election.

Wirthlin's post. This characterization of political appointees grew increasingly popular during the first Reagan administration and lingered into the second. To what extent, however, was it accurate of the Bush appointees. Further, as a group, who were the women.

During Reagan’s tenure, the income of the top 20 percent of families rose by an average of $10, per year, whereas for the bottom 20 percent wages slowly : Maj. Danny Sjursen. – The Presidency of Ronald W. Reagan. The principal foreign policy framework for the Ronald Reagan administration rejected acquiescence in the Cold War status quo that had emerged during the Nixon, Ford, and Carter presidencies.

Reagan objected to the implied moral equivalency of détente, insisting instead on the superiority of representative government, free. Sandra Day O'Connor nomination. During his campaign, Reagan pledged that, if given the opportunity, he would appoint the first female Supreme Court Justice.

That opportunity came in his first year in office when he nominated Sandra Day O'Connor to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice Potter Stewart. O'Connor was approved by the Senate by a vote of. Ronald Reagan, Fortieth President of the United States.

Courtesy Ronald Reagan Library. Martin H. Kelly is a former history and social studies teacher, and the author of two history books, one on Colonial life and the other on American Presidents. He is an online course developer for the UK-based Pamoja Education company. The White House Transition Project documents the pace at which a new administration fills out the American executive branch through its appointments power.

WHTP measures the pace of appointments in four ways. First, we track presidential appointments requiring Senate confirmation (known as “PAS” positions). Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.

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