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Thumbnail of video. This Week in History: On September 30, 1911, Ruth Gruber was born. Steve Benson describes how the woman who started out as the youngest PhD on record went on to become an award-winning journalist, an honorary general, and a war hero in WWII.
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Thumbnail of video. This Week in History: On September 30, 1911, Ruth Gruber was born. Steve Benson describes how the woman who started out as the youngest PhD on record went on to become an award-winning journalist, an honorary general, and a war hero in WWII.

Steve Benson on Ruth Gruber

This Week in History: On September 30, 1911, Ruth Gruber was born. Steve Benson describes how the woman who started out as the youngest PhD on record went on to become an award-winning journalist, an honorary general, and a war hero in WWII.
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This Week in History: On September 30, 1911, Ruth Gruber was born. Steve Benson describes how the woman who started out as the youngest PhD on record went on to become an award-winning journalist, an honorary general, and a war hero in WWII.

Ruby Daniel

Ruby Daniel’s memoir of her life in India revealed not only the rich culture of her childhood but also her experiences as a Jewish woman in the Indian Navy, serving alongside Muslim and Hindu men.

Hanne Blank

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Hanne Blank.
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Hanne Blank.

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Rokhl Auerbakh

Rokhl Auerbakh’s determination to record everything she witnessed in the Holocaust led to her creating the questionnaires to capture other survivors’ stories for war crime trials and Holocaust memorials.

Hanne Blank

Both as a historian and as a fiction writer, Hanne Blank has questioned how we relate to our bodies and our sexuality, from gender norms to fat-shaming.

Hanne Blank, 2007

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Hanne Blank in 2007.
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Hanne Blank in 2007.

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Bernice L. Neugarten

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Psychologist Bernice L. Neugarten (1916-2001).

Courtesy of the Chicago Maroon. University of Chicago Photographic Archive, apf7-00931, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

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Psychologist Bernice L. Neugarten (1916-2001).

Courtesy of the Chicago Maroon. University of Chicago Photographic Archive, apf7-00931, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

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Nechama Tec

Nechama Tec’s experiences as a child in the Holocaust led to her career highlighting nontraditional stories of the Holocaust, and inspired the movie Defiance.

Marjorie Shostak

Despite a lack of formal training as an anthropologist, Marjorie Shostak wrote one of the most popular life histories in the field, Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman, in 1981.

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