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Female correspondent covers the Chicago Convention of the Republican Party

Mary Ashton Rice Livermore, circa 1860, detail
05/12/1860
Mary Ashton Rice Livermore covers the Republican National Convention in Chicago for the New Covenant periodical, becoming the first woman to report from a political convention. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 425.

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