Then-Rep. Pat Schroeder discusses her retirement at a news conference in the House studio.
Today, in retirement, she’s finally in control. “I get to see my grandchildren,” said the mother of two, who will teach a course on the philosophy of feminism at Rollins College this fall, and is still active in several organizations like Common Cause, the Marguerite Casey Foundation, and English-Speaking Union of the United States. “[And] I will continue to learn, even at 72.”
Following the speeches from elected officials, the crowd stands at long tables as they dig into BBQ, brunswick stew, cadillac rice at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.