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And this is a Fox News alerts Geraldine Ferraro has passed a way of blood cancer at the age of 75.
The -- longtime friend Susan Estrich is joining us now on the phone she worked on the Mondale campaign with mrs.
Ferraro she was also.
The chairman of the Dukakis campaign and I know -- that your very sad today as are so many others who have come to know her as a wonderful woman and a great friend.
You know I think he between the link is -- a generation of -- in the -- it is.
I work with -- throughout and I didn't foresee the chairman of the past but maybe I was expected director.
We had this little group because that the eighteen.
And we would impairment quite frankly -- a woman on the ticket and at that woman should be Gary.
And you know -- worked for -- it to be patient very open with earrings is opening now it's.
Foreign policy and domestic currency.
You bring to public -- But I will never get as long as it is.
This gave her election.
And I think a lot of women at -- Can remember exactly where -- they weren't opening it is hard to understand.
When women have taken a leadership -- -- politics and so many ways.
But it would have -- great group and such a moment it Gerri I mean read this.
You know the excitement was -- and then she dispirited democratic events I was -- -- And she came to the podium and he -- you know my name was killed in order reading -- -- -- and I just think we've -- felt like -- do you agree with that in.
But new feeling -- -- hit the wall he had been cracked through parliament but unbelievable courage and.
I think the point's well taken whether you supported her or not she did break through.
Major barrier there and they did generate quite a bit of excitement throughout that political campaign knowing that a woman was on the ticket.
Well -- -- an important let beer and me.
She -- -- he determined in this -- -- -- travel real quickly with depressed stock I remembered that gave it.
And literally on the plane.
She had gotten I was kind of thing that was so that.
She is -- at the airport from the yesterday about it has taxes.
And she made -- it flip remark.
-- you know how it.
And all -- what they broke -- and he has -- Amazing -- has been great -- it details every factor and active pro life.
And you know -- it it was difficult but it people.
Commented that what what if she were my -- -- what -- potter.
It's huge everybody it will talent -- -- -- what clothes you putting -- it it was this much attention though it certainly gave.
-- I would should look what she wore it where has the -- children.
Escalate into her message bit but it was particularly powerful I think because it was development.
Who who came from a -- family who -- do we have who was that.
Loving wife and mother who had wonderful children -- like it was great joy.
Portrait that they gave -- great pleasure grandchildren.
But if that it will -- people could make -- apparently.
Actually dump and whether they warned -- -- We felt like the -- -- and it's history wouldn't repeat this thing I have to -- an Olympic expected that it would take another what was it.
What he's forty years.
Before another woman went on the ticket and we're still waiting for a woman to really cracked the war.
But we know underestimating.
The significance to the achievement.
To a group -- a little opposite.
Tim masters thank you so much for sharing your wonderful memories and it talking about.
This grand lady because she certainly is a political icon and truly is a sad day to report her passing thank you very much we're gonna check backed up.
With others who have known Geraldine Ferraro including our own Brit Hume will be speaking -- little bit later in this program.
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