Bella! 

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In 1970, when the United States was ruled almost exclusively by men, Bella Abzug challenged the status quo, running a successful campaign that elevated her to one of the highest offices in ... See full synopsis »

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Jeff L. Lieberman

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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Shirley MacLaine ... Self
Barbra Streisand ... Self
Lily Tomlin ... Self
Marlo Thomas ... Self
Renée Taylor ... Self
Phil Donahue ... Self
Gloria Steinem ... Self
Nancy Pelosi ... Self
Bella Abzug ... Self (archive footage)
Maxine Waters ... Self
Charles Rangel ... Self
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In 1970, when the United States was ruled almost exclusively by men, Bella Abzug challenged the status quo, running a successful campaign that elevated her to one of the highest offices in the country. With a Bronx street swagger and trademark hat, Bella was both loved and feared as she campaigned from the streets of New York to the halls of Congress.

Foe of Nixon, friend to Streisand and a leader in the new wave of Feminism, her years of activism reached new levels as she fearlessly confronted Washington. Penning legislation to champion the rights of women, the LGBT community and the working class, Bella embodied a changing America.

Recounting this trailblazing history, the film features brand new interviews with Bella's family, colleagues, adversaries, and friends including Hillary Clinton, Barbra Streisand, Shirley MacLaine, Lily Tomlin, Maxine Waters, Nancy Pelosi, Phil Donahue, Marlo Thomas, Charles Rangel and Gloria Steinem. Narrated by Bella herself, the film details not just a ...

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Re-Emerging Films See more »
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Color
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