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Current Event March 14, 2016

Barriers to a Female President


Countries such as Germany, the Philippines, Argentina and Great Britain have elected women leaders, but the United States has never elected a woman president. Sexism and legal discrimination have stopped women from gaining leadership positions for the past 200 years, but things have changed recently. Women have been supporting each other to gain elected positions, and have proven that women are capable leaders. Listen to hear more about the history of women leaders in the United States.

Gender Politics

Story Length: 4:44

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Texas Standard

AIR DATE: 03/04/2016


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