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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 18, 1984 file picture, Democratic vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro holds up a document claiming President Ronald Reagan has failed to support a single arms control agreement which six previous U.S. presidents have. Ms. Ferraro, addressing the Young Lawyers, Division of the Philadelphia Bar Association said Reagan’s policies have led to an “arms control gridlock” that does not reduce the risk of nuclear war. The first woman to run for U.S. vice president on a major party ticket has died. Geraldine Ferraro was 75. A family friend said Ferraro, who was diagnosed with blood cancer in 1998, died Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Massachusetts General Hospital. (AP Photo/Ron Frehm)

First Female VP Candidate Ferraro Dies at 75

Geraldine Ferraro, who in 1984 became the first woman vice presidential candidate on a major party ticket, died Saturday in Boston, a family spokeswoman said….