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Politics and Government

Joyce Antler

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Joyce Antler.
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Joyce Antler.

Dina Adelsky

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Dina Adelsky, JWA Director of Development.

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Dina Adelsky, JWA Director of Development.

Steve Benson on Bette Midler's Unique Voice

This Week in History: On October 31, 1989, the US Court of Appeals ruled that Bette Midler's voice could not be mimicked for ads without her permission. Steve Benson describes the impact of the landmark copyright case.
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This Week in History: On October 31, 1989, the US Court of Appeals ruled that Bette Midler's voice could not be mimicked for ads without her permission. Steve Benson describes the impact of the landmark copyright case.

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Thumbnail from video. This Week in History: On October 31, 1989, the US Court of Appeals ruled that Bette Midler's voice could not be mimicked for ads without her permission. Steve Benson describes the impact of the landmark copyright case.
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Thumbnail from video. This Week in History: On October 31, 1989, the US Court of Appeals ruled that Bette Midler's voice could not be mimicked for ads without her permission. Steve Benson describes the impact of the landmark copyright case.

The Wage Gap According to J Law

Film star Jennifer Lawrence took to the blogosphere last week to ask one simple question: “Why do I make less than my male co-stars?” The internet didn’t break like it did when Ellen posted that selfie from last year’s Academy Awards on Twitter, or like when Rebecca Black’s “Friday” hit YouTube, but Lawrence’s post in Lena Dunham’s newsletter, Lenny, has received a great deal of attention on the web. 

Irin Carmon and the Cover of "The Notorious RBG"

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Irin Carmon and the cover of her book, "The Notorious RBG," published in 2015.
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Irin Carmon and the cover of her book, "The Notorious RBG," published in 2015.

Lisa Batya Feld on Beate Sirota Gordon

This Week in History: On October 25, 1923, Beate Sirota Gordon was born. Lisa Batya Feld describes how the 22-year-old made history by writing women's equality into the Japanese constitution after WWII.
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This Week in History: On October 25, 1923, Beate Sirota Gordon was born. Lisa Batya Feld describes how the 22-year-old made history by writing women's equality into the Japanese constitution after WWII.

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Judith Rosenbaum on Annie Nathan Meyer Founding Barnard

This Week in History: On October 7, 1889, Barnard College opened its doors. Judith Rosenbaum describes how Annie Nathan Meyer lobbied for a school for girls that would rival the education boys received at Columbia.
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This Week in History: On October 7, 1889, Barnard College opened its doors. Judith Rosenbaum describes how Annie Nathan Meyer lobbied for a school for girls that would rival the education boys received at Columbia.

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