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The presidential glass ceiling shatters

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Hillary Clinton at the final deabte in New York
U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) awaits the start of the third presidential debate in the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University.
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Women's history pioneer Sara Evans of the University of Minnesota focuses on the legacy of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, as Evans traces the history of women seeking the highest office in the land.

Her presentation, "The Presidential Glass Ceiling is Broken: The Path from Victoria to Hillary," was part of the Ada Comstock Distinguished Women Scholars Lecture, sponsored by the U of M Women's Center.