From Abigail Adams and Dolley Madison to the present day, women have wrought enormous influence on the U.S. government. Experts survey and celebrate how women have affected the executive branch and the American republic as a whole.
Carol Berkin is Presidential Professor of History Emerita at Baruch College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. Cokie Roberts is a political commentator for ABC News and NPR and the author of Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation. Gil Troy is the author of The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s. Lesley Stahl (moderator) is a correspondent for 60 Minutes and a former CBS News White House correspondent.
Presented in collaboration with the Center for Women’s History at New-York Historical Society
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