Her father, David, wanted her to be a lawyer, as he was.
“Not that it would have been bad,” she says, “but it would have been different.” Still a fan of the pageant, Mobley laments only how these days “everything is so scripted.
During her reign, Myerson often was met with rejection and discrimination.
While visiting a veteran’s hospital in Atlantic City, she says, the mother of a soldier injured in World War II told her, “I don’t want you to come in here.
My son lost his legs because he went to war to save the Jews.” Such incidents only inspired Myerson.
” While some never got used to being in the public eye, others went on to make it their livelihood.
On this page, we start with seven Miss Americas who, after their reigns, stayed in the national spotlight.