For years President Andrew Jackson was locked in a battle over Indian lands with a Cherokee chief. NPR’s Steve Inskeep on the history of that rivalry, how it led to the "Trail of Tears" and helped set the stage for the Civil War.
Equal pay for equal work was one of the most popular goals of the feminist movement in the 1970s. Today, most would agree that the difference between women’s and men’s wages has narrowed, but there is stark disagreement over how much difference remains, and over what, if anything, should be done to close the remaining gap. Two experts join Diane to talk about equal pay.
- Sylvia Ann Hewlett fellow at Harvard's Center for the Study of Values in Public Life and chairman of the National Parenting Association
- Judith Appelbaum vice president and director of employment opportunities at the National Women's Law Center
- Diana Furchtgott-Roth director, Center for Employment Policy at the Hudson Institute
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