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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,…

    166 views
  • 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…

    436 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…

    693 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…

    335 views
  • 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…

    668 views