Shattering the Glass Ceiling in America: BackStory Celebrates Women's History Month

Mar 01, 05:00 PM

On this episode of BackStory, Brian showcases our favorite segments that highlight female achievement in American history.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Brian showcases our favorite BackStory segments that highlight female achievement in American history. We’ll hear from a former switchboard operator about her experiences at New York Telephone in the 1970’s and learn how Ida B. Wells found her voice as an advocacy journalist. We’re also sharing a Radio Diaries story on Margaret Chase Smith, a Republican Senator from Maine whose 1964 presidential bid inspired a generation of women to enter politics.