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  • Washington Journal Katha Pollitt Discusses the Debate on Sexual Harassment
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    Katha Pollitt on Sexual Harassment

    The Nation’s Katha Pollitt discussed how the national debate on sexual harassment is affecting politics, culture and the media.

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  • emThe Destruction of Hillary Clintonem
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    The Destruction of Hillary Clinton

    Susan Bordo talked about her book The Destruction of Hillary Clinton, in which she examines Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and why she lost the election. She spoke with Katha…

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  • Open Phones with Katha Pollitt
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    Open Phones with Katha Pollitt

    Katha Pollitt, author of Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights, talked about her book and responded to viewer questions and comments. She was interviewed at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books,…

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  • Panel Discussion on emThe Nationem
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    Panel Discussion on The Nation

    Contributors to The Nation spoke about the history and impact of the magazine. The Nation celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2015. Panelists included Lee Fang, author of The Machine: A Field Guide to…

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  • After Words Jonathan Eig
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    After Words with Jonathan Eig

    Jonathan Eig talks about his book The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution, about the birth control pill’s development, from Margaret Sanger’s…

    441 views
  • emThe Underground Girls of Kabulem and emWithout You There Is No Usem
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    The Underground Girls of Kabul and Without You, There Is No Us

    Jenny Nordberg, author of The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan, and Suki Kim, author of Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North…

    703 views
  • Discussion on Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement
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    Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement

    Panelists talked about 20th century birth control advocate Margaret Sanger and her legacy. Topics included the impact of race, social class, and politics on the birth control movement.

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  • emPro Reclaiming Abortion Rightsem
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    Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

    Katha Pollitt talked about her book, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights. She spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 2014 Texas Book Festival. The festival was held from October 25-26 at the…

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  • News Review with Katha Pollitt
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    News Review with Katha Pollitt

    Katha Pollitt talked about current events, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the Wisconsin gubernatorial recall election, President Obama and Mitt Romney,…

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  • Katha Pollitt on Writing
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    Katha Pollitt on Writing

    Katha Pollitt, a poet, essayist, and columnist, was interviewd at her home in New York City. She talked about her writing habits, her work in progress, poetry, her library, and recommended reading.…

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  • In Depth with Katha Pollitt
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    In Depth with Katha Pollitt

    Katha Pollitt was interviewed about her life, her career, and her body of writings. She responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Video clips were shown of her home in New York City…

    737 views
  • emVirginity or Deathem
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    Virginity or Death!

    Katha Pollitt talked about her book Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time, published by Random House. She discussed women’s health issues such as a vaccine…

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  • emVirginity or Deathem
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    Virginity or Death!

    Katha Pollitt talked about her book Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time, published by Random House. The book is a collection of 84 of her columns in the Nation…

    586 views
  • The Future of Neoconservatism
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    The Future of Neoconservatism

    Panelists discussed neoconservatism and the war in Iraq. The panel was moderated by New Yorker staff-writer George Packer. Mr. Adelman’s books include The Defense Revolution: Intelligent Downsizing of…

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  • Whatever Happened to the Womens Movement
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    Whatever Happened to the Women's Movement?

    A panel discussion on the women’s movement was moderated by Susie Linfield. The panelists were Ann Crittenden, author of The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is…

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  • emSubject to Debate Women Politics and Cultureem
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    Subject to Debate: Women, Politics, and Culture

    Katha Pollitt discussed her book Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture, published by Random House. The author read excerpts from her book, a collection of…

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  • State of the Media
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    State of the Media

    Panelists talked about the current state of the media and the blurring of lines between politically oriented magazines and more commercial magazines. They also discussed the onslaught of…

    660 views
  • Role of Corporations in America
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    Role of Corporations in America

    Panelists discussed the negative impact of corporations on the U.S. economy and society in a panel titled, “The Incorporation of America.” They stressed that capital and labor are unevenly…

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  • History of the Past 50 Years
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    History of the Past 50 Years

    The participants reflected on the year 1945 and discussed the history of the past 50 years. They also answered questions from the audience.

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