September 8, 2008 | 11:22
Photograph by the Los Angeles Times
Ronald Reagan and City Councilwoman Rosalind Wyman, June 3, 1958.
Former L.A. Councilwoman still making news
The New Yorker's Talk of the Town profiles Rosalind Wyman in the Sept. 8, 2008, issue.
Dorothy Wickenden writes:
"Rosalind Wyman—seventy-seven years old; doughty feminist; political fund-raiser and philanthropist; hostess to J.F.K., Jimmy Carter, and Bill Clinton, and Hollywood types too numerous to count; youngest elected member of the Los Angeles City Council (at the age of twenty-two); first woman to run a national political convention (the Democrats in San Francisco, 1984)—may well be the most indomitable member of Hillary Clinton’s Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants Suits."
New Yorker Illustration by Tom Bachtell
And yes, she was an early supporter of bringing the Dodgers to Los Angeles and building a stadium in Chavez Ravine.