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Current Event October 12, 2016

How Gender Factors into the Presidential Debate


The debates between the U.S. presidential candidates will mark the first time gender is a dynamic. The way women are perceived in a debate setting is different from the way men are perceived. The pitch of a woman’s voice and the way a woman dresses should not affect the debate, but are often highlighted or criticized. Listen to hear more about how some people see women versus men in a debate setting.

Gender Politics

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AIR DATE: 09/26/2016


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