bess myerson

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.
Bess Myerson, the first and so far only Jewish Miss America, died on December 14 at the age of 90.
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.
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 wrenching disappointments of the Spitzer and Paterson administrations are now behind us; the ever-mounting budget deficit is before us.