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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer calls on the question: “How important is the prospect of electing the first female president?” A recorded C-SPAN…

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    President Obama Remarks on Pay Equality

    President Obama delivered remarks to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. In his speech he said that more work needed to be done for…

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    Women's Rights

    French and American authors and teachers talked about women’s rights and the female condition since the writing of the 1949 book The Second Sex, by French author Simone de…

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    Women and Technology

    Panelists talked about women in technology. Chelsea Clinton moderated the panel. This portion included opening remarks by SELF Magazine editor-in-chief Joyce Chang.

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    Book Discussion on Lactivism

    Professor Courtney Jung talked about her book Lactivism: How Feminists and Fundamentalists, Hippies and Yuppies, and Physicians and Politicians Made Breastfeeding Big Business and Bad…

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    Book Discussion on Fast Forward

    Melanne Verveer and Kim Azzarelli talked about their book, Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose, in which they interview over 50 trailblazing women on how to grow economic…

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    Civil Rights Activist Dorothy Ferebee

    Judge Diane Kiesel talked about the life and accomplishments of civil rights activist Dorothy Ferebee. As an obstetrician and gynecologist at Howard University Hospital in Washington,…

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    Campus Sexual Assaults

    American Association of University Women (AAUW) representatives outlined the findings of a study on campus sexual assault. According to the report and analysis of data, more than 50…

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    Slavery, Women, and the Civil War

    Professor Nina Silber talked about the roles and lives of women during the Civil War. She spoke about the unique challenges female slaves faced and discussed Harriet Jacob’s…

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    Women and Foreign Policy, Part 2

    Panelists talked about the role and status of women in national security and foreign policy. The discussion included former United Nations and State Department advisers on…

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    Abby Kelley Foster

    Lynne Lydick and Jim Moran talked about abolitionist and women’s rights activist Abby Kelley Foster. A native of Worcester, Massachusetts, Ms. Foster was one of nine women…

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    Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault

    Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced new guidelines to help local law enforcement agencies identify and prevent gender bias from officers responding to sexual assault and domestic…

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    Book Discussion on Gloria Steinem

    Gloria Steinem talked about her book Gloria Steinem: My Life on the Road, in which she discusses her early life encounters with social activism, politics, and journalism during the equality…

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    Defense Department Briefing

    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced that women will be eligible to serve in all combat positions in the U.S. military, including in infantry units. He said that the military…

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    Book Discussion on Lucretia Mott's Heresy

    Carol Faulkner talked about her book, Lucretia Mott’s Heresy: Abolition and Women’s Rights in Nineteenth-Century America, about the life of Lucretia Mott, a Quaker known for her…

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    Matilda Joslyn Gage Home

    Sarah Flick and Dave Kellogg gave a tour of the home of Matilda Joslyn Gage, on of America’s early feminists. Ms. Gage made women’s rights the core of her life’s…

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    Interview with Eileen Pollack

    Eileen Pollack talked about her book, The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys' Club, in which she looks at why there are fewer women than men in the sciences.

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    Women and Western History

    Elizabeth Jameson talked about her research into the roles of women in western American history. She also spoke about her role as president of the Western History Association and the…

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    Book Discussion on Disaster and Triumph

    Cheryl Anne Stapp talked about her book, Disaster and Triumph: Sacramento Women, Gold Rush Through the Civil War, about the women who helped to shape the history of California’s…

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    Book Discussion on Unfinished Business

    Anne-Marie Slaughter talked about her book, Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family, in which she talks about her vision for equality between men and women and a new focus that reunites…

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