If Only They Listened To Us:

What Women Voters Want Politicians to Hear

By Melinda Henneberger ’80 (Simon & Schuster)


Visiting states both red and blue, the author asked women their opinions on such issues as immigration, gay marriage, abortion and war. For the average woman, the journalist found in her conversations, a single issue might be the deciding factor in her vote.

“[W]ealthy or homeless, in college or retired, women said they felt disregarded by both parties,” she writes.

The author, a former reporter for The New York Times and a former contributing editor for Newsweek magazine, is the political editor for the Huffington Post.

(September 2007)