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Margaret Keesee-Forrester, April 21, 1989. Interview C-0065.
North Carolina Woman Describes Her Experiences in the State Legislature, the Women's Movement, and the Republican Party: Margaret Kessee-Forrester, a native of Greensboro, North Carolina, became the first woman from Guilford County elected to the North Carolina General Assembly. She describes her experiences as a woman serving in the state legislature during the 1970s and 1980s, her involvement in the women's movement, and her stance as a moderate Republican.
Interviewee: Margaret Keesee-Forrester    Interviewer: Kathryn Nasstrom
Duration: 01:34:08     Annotated Excerpts: Listen to and read all 5 excerpts.