Geraldine A. Ferraro was born at Newburgh, New York.
In 1960, she became Mrs Geraldine A.
Zaccaro, after marrying John Zaccaro.
In 1984, Geraldine Ferraro became the first
woman who was nominated by a major party (D) for Vice President of
the United States, while Walter Mondale was running for
president and lost to
Geraldine Ferraro had a lot to say about
gender in politics.