Women's Issues

Women talked about their experiences as feminists and their perspectives of their influence on society. Angie Cruz talked about how… read more

Women talked about their experiences as feminists and their perspectives of their influence on society. Angie Cruz talked about how she was empowered to strive for her true goals and began her writing career. Jewell Jackson McCabe talked about the history and politics of the women’s movement. Charon Asetoyer talked about the struggles of Native Americans, including environmental issues such as stopping mining and global warming. She focused on government restrictions on tribal rights and law enforcement jurisdictions in areas such as sexual assault. Kim Gandy focused on public perceptions and gender issues in the news. Each spoke separately, without any questions.

This was a plenary session of the national conference of the National Organization for Women and its Young Feminist Leadership Institute. The conference was called “Fast Forward: Women Take Charge.” close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Asetoyer, Charon Founder and Executive Director Native American Women's Health Education Resource Center
  • Cruz, Angie Assistant Professor Texas A. and M. University->English
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Program ID:
199921-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Dearborn, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Jul 20, 2007
Last Aired:
Jul 21, 2007

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  • Jul 20, 2007 | 2:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 21, 2007 | 4:12am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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