Abzug, Bella Savitsky
1920 - 1998

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Alias: Bella Savitsky
Born: 6/24/1920 in Bronx, New York
Died: 3/31/1998
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Practice Area:
Civil Rights
Labor Law
Labor Law
Regions and States of Practice:
NY, Northeast
Legal Education:
Columbia Law School
Other Education:
Hunter College
Positions During Her Career:
Representative from New York's 19th district (elected 1971)
Co-founded Women's Environment and Development Organization (1990)
Woman elected to Congress on a women's rights platform (1970).

Further Research Materials

Susan Ware (Editor) and Stacy Braukman, Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary Completing The Twentieth Century. The Bellknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts 2004.
Ellen Goodman, Battling Bella, San Francisco Chronicle, April 7, 1998
Bella Abzug, 77, Congresswoman And a Founding Feminist, Is Dead
Laura Mansnerus, Bella Abzug, 77, Congresswoman And a Founding Feminist, Is Dead, The New York Times, April 1, 1998, available at: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9904EFDF1F3BF932A35757C0A96E958260
Ellen Goodman, They don't make them like Bella anymore, The Boston Globe, April 2, 1998
Bella Abzug & Mim Kelber, Gender Gap: Bella Abzug's Guide to Political Power for American Women. Boston: Houghton Mifflin (1984)
Lynn Gilbert and Gaylen Moore, Particular Passions: Talks With Women Who Have Shaped Our Times. New York: C.N. Potter (1981).
Faber, Doris. Bella Abzug. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1976.
Bella S. Abzug and Mel Ziegler (Editor), Bella! Ms. Abzug goes to Washington. New York: Saturday Review Press (1972)