Speakers/Chautauqua Catalog

Name Ms. Deborah Blanche
Email deb@palomitaproductions.org
Phone 505/425-5004
Fax 505/425-5004
Address Palomita Productions
Box 1988 Old Town Post Office
Las Vegas, NM  87701
Biographical Info Deborah Blanche -- actor, writer and storyteller -- has been creating Chautauqua programs for NMHC since 1985. Deb has toured coast-to-coast with her ever-expanding repertoire of Western women.
Program Title JEANETTE RANKIN (1880-1973): The Disarming Dissenter
Character Name Jeanette Rankin
Program Description Jeannette Rankin was the first woman elected to the United States Congress. A Westerner from Montana, she was a leader in the struggle for women's suffrage, peace and social justice. Miss Rankin was a builder of bridges between classes, genders and diverse ideas. With story, song and dramatization, highlights of her life from 1917-1968 unfold. She answers questions, delights, provokes and challenges us to re-examine and re-affirm our common humanity.
Series Conversations With the World
Chautauqua Program Application (Booking) Click here to fill out a funding application for this program »
Seeking to understand
who we are,
who we were
and who we aspire to be.

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