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Rebecca Traister talks with Nora Ephron about Politics, Life and the Future of Women. Moderated by Allison Stewart. June 9, 2011 at 92nd Street Y.
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Katha Pollitt, Nita Lowey and Rebecca Traister with Gloria Feldt
It has been 90 years since women won the right to vote and yet women make up only 17 percent of Congress. Women are the majority of voters, but how are they using their voting power? What has happened to a progressive women’s agenda? Join us as we to discuss what it will take for women to reach political parity.
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Political commentator and Vanity Fair contributing editor Dee Dee Myers is currently a lecturer on politics and women’s issues and the author of the recently published memoir Why Women Should Rule the World. In February, she came to the Y to talk about these issues with media icon Tina Brown, former editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. In this video clip above Myers reveals the insider process of becoming Bill Clinton’s White House Press Secretary, the only woman to hold this post to date.
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