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Why Women Should Rule the World
Dee Dee Myers

HarperCollins
March 2008
On Sale: February 26, 2008
Featuring: Dee Dee Myers
288 pages
ISBN: 0061140406
EAN: 9780061140402
Hardcover
$24.95
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Non-Fiction Memoir

When President Bill Clinton was elected, Dee Dee Myers was told she would act as his Press Secretary, but only for the transition. There was no guarantee she would keep the position after his inauguration. Only 31 at the time, Myers was too intoxicated by victory to realize she was being shortchanged. But in January of 1993, Myers did become Press Secretary in spite of the odds. She was the youngest person ever and the only woman in the history of the country to hold the position. As she writes in this poignant new book, "I wasn't the first woman to be the first woman, of course. I stand on the shoulders of the countless others who stuck their necks out -- and sometimes got their heads knocked off -- for going where no woman had gone before. Not all of them were trying to advance the interests of the sisterhood.

Still, because of them, those of us who followed have had more, different, and better opportunities. I know I have."

Told through the prism of her own life, this book explores the trials woman have boldly faced throughout history to achieve opportunities in places where their presence was once denied. Filled with anecdotes from her tenure in the white house, Myers provides a fresh take on the achievements woman have made in all aspects of public life.

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