Oral Histories Women in Congress - Susan Molinari Interview : CSPAN3 : July 31, 2018 8:16am-10:05am EDT
, too, jack kemp -- >> afterwards. exactly. it was a great, exciting time. >> were you surprised that you were asking to give the address? >> totally. before the days of, i guess, cell phones, we were at -- on a slash baptizing the baby -- children, both girls, were born in staten island and baptized in -- sometimes we couldn't collaborate. we loved the district so much that we wanted that piece of history to be with them. i think we were baptizing susan -- and bill was on his announcement tour, right. finally, the old guy's traveling with the wife and the kid. we'd go to his -- deliberation was so huge -- his district was so huge he would have six or seven announcements. in a bar with friends having dinner, my mother-in-law was watching the baby. "larry king" was on. i can't remember -- my press secretary somehow -- i guess we had beepers in the day. people back in the day -- how old is this woman? said, senator dole's going to announce that you'll be keynote speaker. i had no clue. i wasn't asked to speak at the convention and was upset. i thought i was close enough at least i'
Oral Histories Women in Congress - Susan Molinari Interview : CSPAN3 : July 31, 2018 12:01pm-1:50pm EDT
running mate as well, jack kemp, afterwards. >> yeah, it was a great, exciting time. >> were you surprised that you were asked to give the address? >> totally. so before the days of, i guess, cell phones, we were at -- we were on a slash baptizing of the baby. so the children, both girls were born in staten island and baptized in -- so sometimes we just couldn't collaborate. and we love our district so -- and larry king was on. and i can't remember my press secretary, somehow, i guess we had peepers back in the day. people watching are like, oh, my lord, how old is this woman. and they said, call, senator dole is going to announce you're going to be keynote speaker. i had no clue. i hadn't even been asked to speak at the convention. i thought i was close enough to get the 4:00 in the afternoon, but that was just great. so he said, the only thing i can tell you is susan molinari will give the keynote speech. and they were like, hey, larry king, can we get susan molinari to call? and so there's a cell phone outside the kitchen where they're yelling and screaming. and i'm on the phone, thank
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