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Women's history pioneer Gerda Lerner dies at 92

Gerda Lerner, a pioneer in the field of women's history and a founding member of the National Organization for Woman, has died in Wisconsin, her son said. She was 92.

 

Lerner, who founded the nation's first graduate program in women's history, died peacefully Wednesday evening of apparent old age at an assisted-living facility in Madison, Dan Lerner said. (AP)