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Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power
Wednesday, September 29, 2021, 6:00 PM until 7:00 PM
join American University's Women & Politics Institute for a virtual conversation with WPI Executive Director Betsy Fischer Martinand USA Today Washington Bureau Chief, Susan Page, author of the book, Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power, the “definitive biography of Nancy Pelosi, the most powerful woman in American political history.”
Former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright called Madam Speaker “a compelling portrait of determination, resilience, and patriotism that is the essence of American democracy.” With more than a hundred interviews with Pelosi and her inner circle, Susan Page covers the life and career of the first woman Speaker of the House, from her childhood in Baltimore to “master legislator and indefatigable political warrior.”