On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
Of the one hundred Americans serving in the U.S. Senate, only nine are women. Although they come from different parties, different regions, and different backgrounds, they meet regularly for dinner to talk about both politics and their personal lives. They teamed up to co-write a book about their experiences in the Senate, and several of them join guest host Steve Roberts in this hour to tell their stories and to talk about their hopes that more women will serve in to Congress.
- Sen. Barbara Mikulski D-Maryland
- Sen. Patty Murray D-Washington
- Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison R-Texas
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