Letters and Politics

Gender Bias and the Presidential Race in the US

In this episode of Letters and Politics interim host Christina Aanestad talks with Emily Crockett, a staff writer for Vox Media, who was part of a team that counted and broadcast the amount of times Trump interrupted Clinton during the presidential debate.

She also speaks with Sara Angevine, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Whittier College, about the prejudice women face in pursuing leadership positions. She is currently working on a new book entitled Strategic Feminism: Women’s Rights in American Foreign Policy.

This show also takes listener calls.

  • Don Casey

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