Jeanette Rankin

Jeannette Rankin was the first woman elected to Congress in 1917. She was born in 1880 on her parent’s ranch in Montana. Rankin ...

Air Date: February 10, 2020

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Dawn Staley

Dawn Staley

Dawn Staley, a Hall of Fame basketball player and coach, grew up playing against the boys in her North Philadelphia neighborhood. Her par ...

Air Date: February 3, 2020

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Alva Belmont

Alva Belmont used her wealth to support the women’s suffrage movement in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Belmont was born i ...

Air Date: January 27, 2020

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Commodore Grace M. Hopper, USN (covered).

Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper was one of America’s first computer scientists and among the first women in the U.S. Navy to achieve the rank of rear ...

Air Date: January 20, 2020

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Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem was one of the most prominent faces of the feminist movement in the 1960s and 70s. Steinem used her skills as a journalist ...

Air Date: January 13, 2020

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