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Judith Rosenbaum on the Founding of NOW

This Week in History: On June 30, 1966, the foundations of the National Organization for Women were laid at a meeting in Betty Friedan's hotel room. Judith Rosenbaum discusses some striking and surprising details of this groundbreaking meeting.
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This Week in History: On June 30, 1966, the foundations of the National Organization for Women were laid at a meeting in Betty Friedan's hotel room. Judith Rosenbaum discusses some striking and surprising details of this groundbreaking meeting.

Judith Rosenbaum on Clara Lemlich Shavelson

This Week in History: On July 12, 1982, political activist and labor organizer Clara Lemlich Shavelson died. Judith Rosenbaum discusses Shavelson's stunning career, from strikes she helped mobilize as a teenager to her efforts to organize workers in her retirement home.
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This Week in History: On July 12, 1982, political activist and labor organizer Clara Lemlich Shavelson died. Judith Rosenbaum discusses Shavelson's stunning career, from strikes she helped mobilize as a teenager to her efforts to organize workers in her retirement home.

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Carol Wise with Roswell Weil

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Carol Wise with Roswell Weil.

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Carol Wise with Roswell Weil.


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Susan Hess

A lover of animals and the natural world, Susan Hess helped the Louisiana SPCA and City Park raise funds and plan their recovery efforts after Hurricane Katrina.

Susan Hess on Demographic Shifts after Katrina, November 16, 2006

Susan Hess, interview by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, describes the demographic shifts in her community after Hurricane Katrina.
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Susan Hess, interview by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, describes the demographic shifts in her community after Hurricane Katrina.

Susan Hess on Separated Family and Friends after Katrina, November 16, 2006

Susan Hess, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, speaks about the surreal experience of Hurricane Katrina, with friends and family scattered to the four winds, and feeling like Evangeline in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem.
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Susan Hess, interviewed by Rosalind Hilton in 2006, speaks about the surreal experience of Hurricane Katrina, with friends and family scattered to the four winds, and feeling like Evangeline in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem.

Susan and Bill Hess

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Susan Hess with her husband, Bill Hess.
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Susan Hess with her husband, Bill Hess.


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A lifelong volunteer, Susan Hess used her talents as a fundraiser to help the Louisiana SPCA, City Park, and other organizations mobilize after Hurricane Katrina.

Judith Rosenbaum on Ethel Rosenberg

This Week in History: On June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for treason. Judith Rosenbaum discusses how Ethel's demeanor impacted the jury's decision.
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This Week in History: On June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for treason. Judith Rosenbaum discusses how Ethel's demeanor impacted the jury's decision.

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