The Callie Crossley Show 9/14/10
Thinking Out Loud, Women and Politics: Ninety years after an amendment granted women the right to vote, female politicians are still far from occupying an equal number of seats at the legislative table. On the day of primaries, we'll look at why men still dominate the candidate pool. Sue Stenhouse, Director of Community Relations for Governor Don Carcieri, and a former member of Warwick's City Council, talks about what women are up against, and what has to be done to put more women in office.
The Great Migration: Pulitzer Prize Winning journalist, Isabel Wilkerson, interviewed over 1,200 people whose lives had been shaped by the escape from Jim Crow South for her new book, “The Warmth of Other Suns.” She joins us to walk us through what she calls "perhaps the biggest underreported story of the 20th Century."