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Bess Myerson

Bess Myerson: Beauty Queen, Consumer Protection Pioneer

Sally Greenberg | Posted 03.10.2015 | Women
Sally Greenberg

Bess Myerson, a true consumer pioneer and hero, died this week at age 90. She first made her mark as a beauty queen -- she won the Miss America title in 1945 as the first, and so far only, Jewish Miss America -- and later cemented her legacy as a queen of consumer protection.

September Surprise?

Henry J. Stern | Posted 10.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The possibility of an upset in the special election September 13 to fill Anthony Weiner's congressional seat should cause Democratic leaders some anxiety. The Republican nominee, Bob Turner, is running hard.

A Trailblazing, Feminist Beauty Queen

Hilary Levey Friedman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hilary Levey Friedman

Last week women around the world observed the 100th celebration of International Women's Day. One woman not discussed was Jean Bartel, Miss America 1943, who passed away on Sunday night.

The Governor's Speech

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

The wrenching disappointments of the Spitzer and Paterson administrations are now behind us; the ever-mounting budget deficit is before us.