Crossroads of Rockland History: Nita Lowey & Isabelle Savell

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Women's History: Nita Lowey and Isabelle Savell
This program originally aired on October 19, 2020. To listen, click here

In this episode, Clare Sheridan welcomes Hon. Nita M. Lowey, who reflects on her historic career as congresswoman from the 17th District of New York. Then Becky Savell discusses the life and career of her grandmother, the historian Isabelle Savell. After a career as a journalist, and then working for Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Isabelle Savell wrote many books, including Ladies Lib: How Rockland Women Got the Vote


Crossroads of Rockland History, a program of the Historical Society of Rockland County, airs on the third Monday of each month at 9:30 am, right after the Steve and Jeff morning show, on WRCR radio 1700 AM and 
www.WRCR.com. Join host Clare Sheridan as we explore, celebrate, and learn about our local history, with different topics and guest speakers every month. During 2020, our focus is Women’s History in celebration of the Suffrage Centennial. We are pleased to announce that we have begun loading our archived podcasts to the Apple Podcasts, Stitcher and Spotify platforms.  

The Historical Society of Rockland County is a nonprofit educational institution and principal repository for original documents and artifacts relating to Rockland County. Its headquarters are a four-acre site featuring a history museum and the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House in New City, New York. 



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