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She the People shines a spotlight on some of the most influential women in American and world history that we never learned about in school. Tune in to hear their amazing stories. We'll also be sharing a beer or two.

She the People shines a spotlight on some of the most influential women in American and world history that we never learned about in school. Tune in to hear their amazing stories. We'll also be sharing a beer or two.
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United States

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She the People shines a spotlight on some of the most influential women in American and world history that we never learned about in school. Tune in to hear their amazing stories. We'll also be sharing a beer or two.

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English

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937-689-1888


Episodes

Episode 25: Nadia Boulanger

10/12/2017
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Have you listened to any music over the last 60 years? Well, chances are that music was somehow influenced by Nadia Boulanger, the most prolific music teacher of the 20th Century. From Igor Stravinsky to Quincy Jones, her lessons impacted nearly every genre of music. Learn more about her life in this week's She the People! Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer and Music Composition: Grandpupil of Nadia Boulanger, Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:40:14


Episode 24: Anna May Wong

9/28/2017
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As a minority, Anna May Wong had an immediate disadvantage in the white-washed world of 1920s Hollywood. However, her drive and her talent not only made her a force on the screen, but also on the stage and in fashion. Learn about the life of the first Asian-American movie star in this week's episode of She the People. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer and Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:35:50


Episode 23: Emma Goldman

9/21/2017
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A passionate anarchist who was repeated silenced by the U.S. government, Emma Goldman may be the most controversial person we have featured, but there's no denying the positive impacts she had on feminism and the push for accessible birth control. Learn more in this week's She the People. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer & Music Composition: Tim Corpus (timcorpus.com) Sources: https://jwa.org/womenofvalor/goldman...

Duration: 00:42:52


Episode 22: Edna Ferber

9/14/2017
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Growing up as a part of a working-class Jewish family, Edna Ferber took her experiences from the often anti-Semitic Midwest and turned them into some of the most relatable, and best-selling stories of the 20th Century. Learn about the fascinating life that took her from small town Iowa to the most exclusive circles of New York City in this week's She the People. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer and Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:45:18


Episode 21: Cathleen Morawetz

9/7/2017
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In this week's listener recommended episode, the work of Cathleen Morawetz make Heather and Billy realize just how little they understand about math, and just how much of an impact Cathleen's work had in a variety of areas. Tune in the learn about the incredible work of this mathematician in this week's She the People. Hosts: Heather Linder and Billy Puckett Producer and Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:37:53


Episode 20: Suzanne Lenglen

8/31/2017
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One of the most famous tennis courts in the world is Centre Court at Wimbledon, and it was built because of the overwhelming demand to see the sport's biggest star in the world: Suzanne Lenglen. In this She the People, we talk about the Parisian player who battled through a childhood riddled with sickness to become one of the most successful tennis players in history. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer & Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:43:13


Episode 19: Nancy Wake

8/24/2017
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James Bond has nothing on Nancy Wake. This millionaire-turned-WWII spy took out so many Germans that the Nazi government's Gestapo, who named her the White Mouse, made her their most wanted person. We're excited to talk more about the most decorated woman of World War II in this week's She the People. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer & Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:39:38


Episode 18: Big Mama Thornton

8/17/2017
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Few people have had been as influential and as under appreciated to blues and rock 'n roll music as Big Mama Thornton. Her powerful voice and raw performances influenced artists for decades and her songs went on to be some of the most recognizable in history. Tune in to this week's She the People and learn more about her amazing life and career. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer & Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:47:29


Episode 17: Mae Jemison

8/3/2017
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Growing up, Mae Jemison always just assumed she would go to space one day. After all, the United States had just put people on the moon, so wouldn't everyone go eventually? She may not have guessed right about that, but she did end up in space, as the first African-American woman to become a NASA astronaut. Learn more in this week's episode of She the People. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer & Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:38:50


Episode 16: Katharine Graham

7/27/2017
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Katharine Graham was able to make an opportunity out of tragedy when she became the publisher of the Washington Post after the death of her husband. The Post soon became known as one of the premier newspapers in the world and under her guidance, brought down a presidency. Presented by: Camelia Bakes (cameliabakes.com) Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer & Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:43:11


Episode 15: Gwendolyn Brooks

7/20/2017
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During the Civil Rights Movement, there were several forms of protest used. Gwendolyn Brooks chose to use the form that she knew best: poetry. Learn about Brooks, the future academic, Pulitzer Prize winning poet raised on the south side of Chicago in this week's episode of She the People. Presented by Camelia Bakes (cameliabakes.com) Hosts: Heather Linder and Billy Puckett Producer and Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:38:30


Episode 14: Elizabeth Blackwell

7/13/2017
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Elizabeth Blackwell was originally admitted into medical school as a joke, but the joke was on them, as she soon became the first woman doctor in the United States with successful practices on two continents. Presented by: Camelia Bakes (cameliabakes.com) Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer & Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:39:48


Episode 13: Alice Paul

7/6/2017
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Alice Paul doesn't get the same amount of recognition as Susan B. Anthony or Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but it sure isn't because she didn't work as hard. From hunger strikes to organizing some of the original women's marches, she is one of the most influential women's rights activists in history. Presented by: Camelia Bakes (cameliabakes.com) Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer & Music Composition: Tim Corpus...

Duration: 00:51:40


Episode 12: Babe Didrikson

6/29/2017
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We're entering the wide world of sports in this episode to talk about one of the most dominant athletes of all-time. Babe Didrikson won a team track competition by herself, is a three-time Olympic medalist and had the most dominant run of any professional golfer in history. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Producer & Music Composition: Tim...

Duration: 00:44:19


Episode 11: Geraldine Ferraro

6/22/2017
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Some of you may recognize the name Geraldine Ferraro as being the first woman on a major party's presidential ticket, thanks to the rise of Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin, but how much do you really know about her past and what lead her to become the rising Democratic star of the 1980s? After this episode, you'll know a lot more. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Production & Music Composition: Timothy A. Corpus...

Duration: 00:42:13


Episode 10: Bessie Coleman

6/8/2017
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Before Amelia Earhart even learned to fly, Bessie Coleman was drawing crowds of thousands around the U.S., overcoming obstacles of racism and sexism to become the first African-American to hold a pilot's license. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Music & Sound Editing: Timothy A. Corpus Mid-break Song: String Quartet No. 2 - Timothy A. Corpus...

Duration: 00:35:49


Episode 9: Mary Ann Bickerdyke

6/1/2017
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Our ninth episode features our second listener recommendation thanks to the Galesburg, IL Area Convention & Visitors Bureau! Galesburg resident Mary Ann Bickerdyke dropped everything to go help wounded Union Army soliders during the Civil War, and ended up becoming known as the mother of modern nursing along the way. Tune in to learn more in this week's She the People! Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Music Production & Composition: Timothy A....

Duration: 00:31:26


Episode 8: Amelia Bloomer

5/25/2017
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Have you ever wondered why undergarments are occasionally called bloomers? That would be because women's rights activist, Amelia Bloomer, was tired of the expectations of inconvenient corsets and long heavy dresses being worn in public. Hear about her life in this week's She the People! Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Music Composition and Production: Timothy A....

Duration: 00:48:13


Episode 7: Henrietta Lacks

5/18/2017
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Treatments for polio, HPV, AIDS, cancer all have something in common: they were created thanks to the HeLa cell line. Learn about where that cell line came from, and why Henrietta Lacks might just be the most important person to ever live. Hosts: Heather Linder & Billy Puckett Music: Timothy A. Corpus Sources: http://www.lacksfamily.net/henrietta.phphttp://henriettalacksfoundation.org/ https://www.theguardian.com/science/2010/jun/23/henrietta-lacks-cells-medical-advances...

Duration: 00:39:36


Episode 6: Ada Lovelace

5/11/2017
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Did you know the first computer programmer wrote her algorithms 100 years before computers were even invented? She was one of the world's preeminent minds in math and she would be the first to tell you. Listen to this week's episode to learn about Ada Lovelace. Hosts: Billy Puckett & Heather Linder Music: Timothy A....

Duration: 00:35:24

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