"The words 'untold story'
always pique my
interest, since those stories often contain wonderful surprises. A
Matter of Simple Justice is just such a story. I am thrilled that our
friend Barbara Hackman Franklin—along with President Nixon—is finally
getting the credit she deserves for advancing the cause of women in the
Although largely unknown today, the story of Barbara Franklin and "A Few Good Women" shaped the opportunities available to women for generations to come. Through both a historical narrative of this effort and fascinating interview excerpts with these women appointees, A Matter of Simple Justice shows how the advances that were made during this time by a Republican presidency both reflected the national debate over the role of women in society and took major steps toward equality in the workplace for women.
E-Book Formats Now Available
A Matter of Simple Justice can now be purchased from Amazon for the Kindle and related apps, Barnes & Noble for the NOOK and as a Google E-Book.
In the News
The Orange County Register covered the June 25 event at the Richard Nixon Library and the accompanying exhibit. | Read the article and view the photo gallery.
The Lancaster Sunday News, the hometown newspaper of Barbara Hackman Franklin, interviewed her about her career and the book. | Read the article.
Directors & Boards Magazine features an excerpt from A Matter of Simple Justice and highlights the leadership contributions of Barbara Hackman Franklin in government service and on corporate boards. | Read the article. [PDF]