Debra Dene Barnes

Debra Dene Barnes Brief Biography

Debra Dene Barnes, (married as Debra Snodgrass) was crowned Miss America in 1968.

Barnes was raised in Moran, Kansas. Upon graduation from high school, she attended Pittsburg State Teachers College in Pittsburg, Kansas and majored in music. After winning the Miss Kansas pageant, she competed in the Miss America pageant. A talented pianist, she played the theme from "Born Free" as her talent entry. During her farewell address at the 1968 pageant, her speech was interrupted by protesters from New York Radical Women, who unfurled a bed sheet from the balcony that said "Women's Liberation" and began to shout "Women's Liberation!" and "No more Miss America!" They were quickly removed by police but drew coverage by newspapers from across the United States.

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