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  • US Army Womens Museum Reopening Ceremony
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    U.S. Army Women's Museum Reopening Ceremony

    This ceremony commemorated the reopening of the U.S. Army Women’s Museum in Fort Lee, Virginia.  Visitors there find the stories of women who have served their country since the…

  • Female Civil War Soldiers
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    Female Civil War Soldiers

    Public historians Diane Eickhoff and Aaron Barnhart explored the stories of women who defied cultural norms to fight in the Civil War. They also described women’s wartime work as nurses,…

  • Conversation on Womens Rights
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    Conversation on Women's Rights

    The National Commission on the Observance of International Women’s Year 1975 sponsored this conversation with Rep. Martha Griffith (D-Michigan), Rep. Patsy Mink (D-Hawaii) and Wendy Ross of the U.S. Information Service.…

  • Womens Roles During World War II
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    Women's Roles During World War II

    Historian Gretchen Skidmore and journalist Denise Kiernan talked about how women’s roles changed during World War II, from joining the war effort as part of the workforce to using their social…

  • QA with Nancy Pelosi
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    Q&A with Nancy Pelosi

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) talked about her career and her book, Know Your Power.

  • emHer Storyem
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    Her Story

    Charlotte Waisman and Jill Tietjen talked about their book, Her Story: A Timeline of Women Who Changed America, and responded to audience members' questions. Their profiles of women vary…

  • Discussion on emGood and Madem
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    Discussion on Good and Mad

    Rebecca Traister talked about how women’s anger has been used to create transformative political movements throughout history. She spoke at the Wisconsin Book Festival in Madison.

  • Alice Paul and the 1913 Womens Suffrage Parade
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    Alice Paul and the 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade

    Author Rebecca Roberts told the story of women suffragists, led by Alice Paul, who marched from Capitol Hill to the White House in 1913. The parade, which took place the day before Woodrow…

  • Womens History
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    Women's History

    Efforts to build a National Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C., have been underway for more than 20 years. It currently exists as an online museum and offers local walking tours focused…

  • US Policy in Syria
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    U.S. Policy in Syria

    The Hudson Institute hosted a discussion on U.S. policy in Syria. Panelists include the representative for the Syrian Opposition Coalition to the United Nations and the former policy…

  • After Words with Rebecca Traister
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    After Words with Rebecca Traister

    New York Magazine's Rebecca Traister traced the history of female anger and how it has fueled political movements. She was interviewed by Brittany Cooper, Rutgers University Women’s and…

  • emFor Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politicsem
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    For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics

    Political insiders Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore talked about their book, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics, in which they reflect on their…

  • Civil WarEra Women and Volunteerism
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    Civil War-Era Women and Volunteerism

    Professor Judith Giesberg talked about the ways northern middle-class women volunteered during the Civil War. She focused on Louisa May Alcott’s time as Civil War nurse chronicled in her…

  • Congressional Black Caucus Holds Legislative Conference on Women Voters
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    Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Leadership Conference, Women Voters

    During this portion of the Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference leadership conference, panelists talked about black women voters and the current political landscape. They…

  • Newsmakers with Emily Cain
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    Newsmakers with Emily Cain

    Emily Cain talked about women and the midterm elections. EMILY’s List, the political action committee of which Ms. Cain is the executive director, supports and makes contributions to…

  • emA Politically Incorrect Feministem
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    A Politically Incorrect Feminist

    Phyllis Chesler reflected on her work in the feminist movement and highlights some of its key figures.

  • Washington Journal Donna Brazile Discusses Women  Campaign 2018
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    Donna Brazile on Women and Campaign 2018

    Donna Brazile, a Democratic strategist and former Democratic National Committee interim chair, talked about how her party was trying to appeal to female voters in the 2018 midterm elections.

  • Washington Journal Liz Mair Discusses Women  Campaign 2018
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    Liz Mair on Women and Campaign 2018

    Republican strategist Liz Mair talked about Republican Party attempts to efforts to female voters in the 2018 midterm elections.

  • Washington Journal Danielle Kurtzleben Discusses Women  Campaign 2018
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    Danielle Kurtzleben on Women and Campaign 2018

    NPR’s Danielle Kurtzleben talked about the role of women in the 2018 midterm elections, both as voters and as candidates.

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for phone calls and social media comments from women on how they will vote in the 2018 midterm elections.

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