NPR American Chronicles (CD-Audio)

Women's Equality

By NPR, Susan Stamberg (Performed by)

HighBridge Company, 9781611746723, 180pp.

Publication Date: March 7, 2012

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NPR explores the issues, struggles, and triumphs of the American women’s movement, from early pioneers to modern groundbreakers and leaders of today who fight to preserve hard-won rights. Profiles of Victoria Woodhull, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony provide insights into the origins of the movement, while reflections from Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Bella Abzug, Geraldine Ferraro, and others reveal the passion and dedication required to maintain progress in the continuing struggle for women’s equality.

About the Author

Internationally acclaimed, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches a combined audience of 26.4 million listeners weekly, and, unlike other media, NPR’s audience continues to grow. NPR member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming.

Nationally renowned broadcast journalist SUSAN STAMBERG is special correspondent for NPR. Stamberg is the first woman to anchor a national nightly news program, and has won every major award in broadcasting. She has been inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Praise For NPR American Chronicles: Women's Equality

“NPR brings us the fascinating, and sometimes turbulent, history of the fight for women’s equality in America. For history buffs, this documentary is a must-have. It’s a fascinating look at some of the lesser-known names and figures from American history.”
       —Audiobook Heaven

“A solid introduction to women’s fight for equality; the narration is very moving throughout. Highly recommended for anyone interested in the women’s rights struggle in U.S. history.”
       —Library Journal

“Fascinating collection of NPR news stories. . . . Each piece is introduced and put into context by NPR journalist Susuan Stamberg, who adds a personal touch to the collection.”