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  • 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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    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…

  • 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…

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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…