Download here or click below to play Today marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, when women won the right to vote. It's not exactly been an easy climb since then, but it is a centennial we must acknowledge. So Cultural HERstorian Amy Simon, the woman behind the play She's History: The Most Dangerous Women in America, Then & Now" joins me to regale us with some fabulous female stories about the women who came before us. For info on some of the week's festivities and the amazing women Amy told us about today, [...]
It's crazy times in our world, as evidenced by watching the orange idiot trying to play world leader in the UK. It's been a while since we visited with the wise Driftglass of the Professional Left Podcast, so he'll join us today to weigh in on the ways of our weird world. To get us started, I forgot to mention a very important date yesterday, so She's History's Amy Simon will check in to explain that yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving the women the right to vote, passed the Senate. It wouldn't be completely [...]
Today is National School Walkout Day, as students around the nation are walking out in solidarity with Stoneman Douglas High School, where our last mass shooting happened a month ago. Nicole welcomes Elaine Weiss to the show, author of The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, about the fight for the woman's vote almost a century ago.