Chapter 9: Feminine Style and Militant Motherhood in Antiwar Discourse: Cindy Sheehan as Grieving Mother and/or Left-Leaning Radical

by Heidi E. Hamilton

Cindy Sheehan’s anti-war appeal used the rhetoric of militant motherhood to protest against George W. Bush’s foreign policies, but it also constrained her credibility when she tried to move beyond her position as a mother.

Cindy Sheehan
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Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox
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