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Autor: Martha Layne Collins
ISBN-13: 9780813156903
Einband: Ebook
Seiten: 676
Sprache: Englisch
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The Public Papers of Governor Martha Layne Collins, 1983-1987

Public Papers of the Governors of Kentucky
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This volume presents the important speeches and correspondence of Governor Martha Layne Collins, the first and only woman to be elected governor of Kentucky. Papers from the state archives chronicle the agenda and rhetoric that Collins, a former schoolteacher, used to accomplish the intertwining goals of education reform and economic development. Included are Collins's letters to automobile makers to consider Kentucky as a manufacturing site and her triumphant announcement that Toyota had selected Kentucky for its plant. The volume also includes Collins's pivotal speeches during her rise to leadership in the Democratic Party, which chose her to chair its 1984 National Convention. Other chapters deal with related issues of labor and management, energy and environment, health and welfare, and women in politics. An introductory essay summarizes Collins's life and career and the impact of her administration on the future of the state.
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This volume presents the important speeches and correspondence of Governor Martha Layne Collins, the only woman to be elected governor of Kentucky. Papers from state archives chronicle the agenda and rhetoric that Collins, a former schoolteacher, used to accomplish her intertwined goals of education reform and economic development. Also included are Collins's letters to automobile makers urging them to consider Kentucky as a manufacturing site and her triumphant announcement that Toyota had selected Georgetown, Kentucky for its North American plant. An introductory essay by Elizabeth Duffy Fraas's summarizes Collins's life and career and assesses the impact of her administration on the state. The editor's notes provide context and background for each of the 199 speeches or documents included. The volume contains Collins's pivotal speeches during her rise to leadership in the Democratic Party, which chose her to chair its 1984 National Convention, and presents her vision to position Kentucky in the global marketplace. Other sections deal with related issues of labor and management, energy and environment, and health and welfare. For those interested in learning more about the challenges facing women with careers in politics, Fraas has assembled a section including Collins's statements on gender issues, motherhood, and the role of women in the political sphere.

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Autor: Martha Layne Collins
ISBN-13 :: 9780813156903
ISBN: 0813156904
Verlag: The University Press of Kentucky
Seiten: 676
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Ebook