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Today’s Baltimore Sun includes an Erika Falk opinion piece on Hillary Clinton’s status as the “first woman” to run for president. 

“I am worried that persistently framing women as ‘firsts’ and novelties may abet our collective amnesia about the long and deep history of women’s political involvement throughout U.S. and world history. Women have led nations such as Canada, France and the United Kingdom, not to mention Turkey, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and many others.”

Professor Falk is the author of the newly published book Women for President: Media Bias in Eight Campaigns.

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