Gerda Lerner, Robinson-Edwards Professor of History, Emerita, at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, is the author of numerous books, including Why History Matters and The Creation of Feminist Consciousness.
"[A]dmirably researched and flawlessly told....Mrs. Lerner has written a book she can be proud of."--Washington Star"Gerda Lerners book shows the unusual combination of warmth and historical scholarship that we all look for and don't often find."--Robert Coles"It is good to know that at last the story of two of the most remarkable women in American history is fully and sensitively told."--Carl Degler