Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way

Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way

  • 2014
  • 1 Season

Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way is a documentary television movie. It details the life of the first woman to run for Vice President. In 1984 Geraldine Ferraro was chosen as the running mate in the presidential race. With Walter Mondale she made history as the first woman to be nominated for that office and run. This documentary takes a look at her life and political aspirations as a woman and a candidate. For many years the conservative elements of both major political parties shut out women running for top offices in America. Geraldine Ferraro's nomination as the running mate of Walter Mondale swept aside the objections and broke a glass ceiling for women.

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Geraldine Ferraro's journey began as an impoverished child, she overcame many hurdles both personally and professionally to achieve what no woman had done before. Filmmaker Donna Zaccaro creates a powerful, and surprising portrait of her mother Geraldine Ferraro, who changed what was believed to possible for women.
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Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way is a documentary television movie. It details the life of the first woman to run for Vice President.

In 1984 Geraldine Ferraro was chosen as the running mate in the presidential race. With Walter Mondale she made history as the first woman to be nominated for that office and run. This documentary takes a look at her life and political aspirations as a woman and a candidate.

For many years the conservative elements of both major political parties shut out women running for top offices in America. Geraldine Ferraro's nomination as the running mate of Walter Mondale swept aside the objections and broke a glass ceiling for women.

  • Premiere Date
    March 21, 2014