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  • Women and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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    Women and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

    Science writer Nathalia Holt gave an illustrated talk about women mathematicians and engineers known as “human computers” who were recruited in the 1940s and 1950s to work at the Jet…

    167 views
  • emFeminism for the Americasem
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    Feminism for the Americas

    Professor Katherine Marino talked about her book, Feminism for the Americas: The Making of an International Human Rights Movement, on the rise and impact of the women’s rights movement in…

    119 views
  • Current and Former Military Officials Testify on Sexual Assault Prosecutions
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    Sexual Assault in the Mililtary

    Current and former military officials testified before the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee on the role of commanders in sexual assault prosecutions within the armed…

    1,297 views
  • emThe Gender Wage Gapem
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    The Gender Wage Gap

    The Gender Wage Gap was one of the middle school second-prize winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Allison Fan and Kaitlyn Li, 8th graders at Eastern Middle School in Silver Spring,…

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  • Republican Motion To Recommit on Violence Against Woman Act
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    Republican Motion To Recommit on Violence Against Woman Act

    Republicans, led by Representative Elise Stefanik (NY), offered a procedural motion seeking to extend the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) only until 2020 so a “clean” version, without…

    123 views
  • House Debate on Violence Against Women Act
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    House Debate on Violence Against Women Act

    The House debated the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which expired February 15, 2019.

    143 views
  • Washington Journal Kate Bahn  Genevieve Wood Discuss the Gender Pay Gap
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    Kate Bahn and Genevieve Wood on the Gender Pay Gap

    Kate Bahn of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth and Genevieve Wood of the Heritage Foundation discussed the gender pay gap.

    285 views
  • Katherine TullyMcManus Discusses Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization
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    Katherine Tully-McManus on Violence Against Women Act

    Katherine Tully-McManus from Capitol Hill discussed the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization being debated on the House floor that week.

    42 views
  • Washington Journal Cristina Marcos Discusses Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization
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    Cristina Marcos on Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

    Cristina Marcos spoke by phone about an expected vote on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, which lapsed in February 2019.

    90 views
  • Washington Journal Carol Jenkins Discusses the Equal Rights Amendment
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    Carol Jenkins on the Equal Rights Amendment

    ERA Coalition’s Carol Jenkins discussed efforts to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment and what implications it might have. The Equal Rights Amendment is a proposed amendment to the U.S.…

    411 views
  • Washington Journal Rep Sheila Jackson Lee Discusses Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act
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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee on Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act

    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) talked about efforts to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act.

    162 views
  • Pay Equity Legislation
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    Pay Equity Legislation

    The House debated a bill that amends a federal labor law to address pay discrimination based on gender. The bill later passed in a vote of 242-187.

    72 views
  • emOutrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellionsem
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    Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions

    Gloria Steinem talked about the new edition of her 1983 book, Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions. Ms. Steinem along with artist and activist Faviana Rodriguez were interviewed by…

    551 views
  • Race Gender and Violence on the Western Frontier
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    Race, Gender and Violence on the Western Frontier

    A panel of historians discussed the ways white settlers, federal troops, and Native Americans interacted and challenges these groups faced on the Western Frontier. Topics included gender…

    301 views
  • Feminism in the 1960s and 1970s
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    Feminism in the 1960s and 1970s

    Fordham University history Professor Kirsten Swinth talked about her book, "Feminism’s Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family. She was joined by Congressional Delegate Eleanor…

    116 views
  • Suffrage Movement and the 19th Amendment
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    Suffrage Movement and the 19th Amendment

    This program was about women’s struggles to win the vote and about the lead up to the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Speakers were Dawn Langan Teele, author of Forging the Franchise: The Political…

    227 views
  • emLes Parisiennesem
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    Les Parisiennes

    Anne Sebba provided a history of women in Paris under Nazi occupation during World War II. She spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

    840 views
  • Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
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    Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

    The House Natural Resources subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples of the United States held a hearing on the high rates of missing and murdered indigenous women across the country. Witnesses,…

    750 views
  • In Depth with Heather Mac Donald
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    In Depth with Heather Mac Donald

    Author Heather Mac Donald talked about her books and took viewer questions. Ms. Mac Donald is the author of several books, including The Burden of Bad Ideas, The War on Cops, and, most…

    2,990 views
  • House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Sexual Assault at Military Service Academies
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    Sexual Assault at Military Service Academies

    The House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel held a hearing on combating sexual assault at military service academies. The hearing focused on an annual Defense Department report on…

    1,162 views
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