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What'sHerName women's history podcast tells the stories of fascinating women you've never heard of, but should have. Through compelling interviews with well-known and unknown scholars, curators, authors and historians, hosts Katie Nelson and Olivia Meikle bring to life the forgotten women whose stories were left out of the history books. Fascinating and funny, thought-provoking and thoughtful, What'sHerName restores women's voices to the conversation. A woman's place is...making history. New episodes launch Monday mornings.

What'sHerName women's history podcast tells the stories of fascinating women you've never heard of, but should have. Through compelling interviews with well-known and unknown scholars, curators, authors and historians, hosts Katie Nelson and Olivia Meikle bring to life the forgotten women whose stories were left out of the history books. Fascinating and funny, thought-provoking and thoughtful, What'sHerName restores women's voices to the conversation. A woman's place is...making history. New episodes launch Monday mornings.
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United States

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What'sHerName women's history podcast tells the stories of fascinating women you've never heard of, but should have. Through compelling interviews with well-known and unknown scholars, curators, authors and historians, hosts Katie Nelson and Olivia Meikle bring to life the forgotten women whose stories were left out of the history books. Fascinating and funny, thought-provoking and thoughtful, What'sHerName restores women's voices to the conversation. A woman's place is...making history. New episodes launch Monday mornings.

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English

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Episodes

THE PRINCESS: Te Puea Herangi, Maori Leader

1/15/2018
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Te Puea Herangi was one of the most important and influential Maori leaders of the 20th century. Born into the family of the Maori King, she was a tireless activist for her people. Her work to assure economic prosperity in the Waikato region, her fierce battles for justice for Maori … The post THE PRINCESS: Te Puea Herangi, Maori Leader appeared first on What'shername.

Duration: 01:03:35


THE BOOK MISSIONARY: Mary Lemist Titcomb, Inventor of the Bookmobile

1/8/2018
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Mary Lemist Titcomb was a pioneering librarian at the turn of the 20th century, when public libraries were first appearing in America. Believing strongly in the power of books, especially for children in far-flung places, she invented America’s first Bookmobile: a horse-drawn, specially constructed book-wagon to bring books to … The post THE BOOK MISSIONARY: Mary Lemist Titcomb, Inventor of the Bookmobile appeared first on What'shername.

Duration: 00:53:52


THE SINNER: Pearl DeVere, Legendary Madam of Cripple Creek

1/1/2018
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Pearl DeVere was one of the most famous and successful madams in the history of the American West. From a suitably mysterious background, Pearl built a thriving business that became one of the most famed “parlor houses” in the country. Her incredible business acumen, as well as her … The post THE SINNER: Pearl DeVere, Legendary Madam of Cripple Creek appeared first on What'shername.

Duration: 01:17:23


THE SAINT: Margaret Clitherow, Martyr of the English Reformation

1/1/2018
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Margaret Clitherow’s life–and death–were shaped by the religious upheavals of the Protestant Reformation in Elizabethan (16th century) England. A devoted Catholic in a time and place where Catholicism was illegal, she played a powerful role in a kind of “spy” network secretly harboring Catholic priests in the city … The post THE SAINT: Margaret Clitherow, Martyr of the English Reformation appeared first on What'shername.

Duration: 00:48:48