Bella Savitsky Abzug (July 24, 1920 – March 31, 1998) was a well-known American political figure and a leader of the women's movement. She famously said, "This woman's place is in the House — the House of Representatives," in her successful 1970 campaign to join that body.
She graduated from Walton High School in New York City. She went on to Hunter College of the City University of New York, and earned a law degree from Columbia University. She then went on to do further post