Politico, July 18, 2014
By Gail Sheehy
The first thing one notices about Jill Abramson is her short stature. The second is her intensity.
When she came to my home earlier this week to speak to an NGO crowd, she slipped off her shoes and stepped up on a footstool, perspiring but indefatigable. Wearing a sleeveless print dress, she showed off a green tattoo on each upper arm. “I got them when I turned 50,” she said, to testify to her cool.