Rebecca Traister, “All the Single Ladies”

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Guest: Rebecca Traister

The number of single women is on the rise. Today only 20% of women are married by the age of 29, as compared to 60% in the 1960s. But it is not only that women are marrying later, more are choosing not to marry at all. According to writer REBECCA TRAISTER, these single, independent women are making a big impact on America, transforming culture, politics and the economy. Marty talks with Traister about her new book, All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation, which examines the history of unmarried women in the United States, their impact on society, and what it means to be unmarried in society today.

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