Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Why the United States is ‘Ready for Hillary.’

Hillary Rodham (later Hillary Rodham Clinton), Park Ridge, Illinois, June 1969. This image appeared in the June 20, 1969, issue of LIFE.
This image of Hillary Rodham appeared in the June 20, 1969, issue of LIFE (click photo for source).

Until the 2008 election of Barack Obama, every president of the United States had been a white man. The democratic primaries leading up to Obama’s election, were, however, guaranteed to present an opportunity for a ‘first’ in the American presidency: either the first African-American, Barack Obama, or the first woman... [read]