As we celebrate Women’s History Month, two women are on my mind: Grace Lee Boggs and Yuri Kochiyama.
Sept. 14 marks the 135th birthday of Margaret Sanger, the pioneer for women’s rights and contraception.
Today, there are twenty women in the U.S. Senate, the most in our country's history. But in 1950, there was only one — Margaret Chase Smith.
She excavated the role of women in history and insisted that this role be recognized—not only in her field, but in society as a whole.
The great feminist historian Gerda Lerner died on January 2, but she has left an indelible mark.
An Appreciation: Gerda Lerner, Founder of Women’s History
My guest this week (2009) is the founder of women's history, Gerda Lerner, whose most recent book is Living with History: Making Social Change.