'Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way': Showtime film honors first female nominee for national office


If you don't know who Geraldine Ferraro is, you might want to set your DVRs for Showtime on Friday (March 21) at 9 p.m.

With the cable network's documentary film "Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way," the network offers a look at the life of the first female nominee for national office by a major party in America, following her journey from impoverished childhood over the professional and personal hurdles to an achievement no woman had ever reached before her.

From documentary filmmaker Donna Zaccaro, Ferraro's daughter, the film features both Bill and Hillary Clinton, among many other, to tell the tale of the woman who ran for Vice President on Walter Mondale's ticket in the 1984 presidential election.

Be sure to check out the preview above.

"Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way" premieres Friday, March 21 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime.
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