Author Doris Kearns Goodwin talks her book The Bully Pulpit & Jennifer Luther discusses The Rape Culture of Sports
This week on A Woman's Point of View the following topics were covered:
The Bully Pulpit
Laissez-faire capitalism, growing chasms between the haves and have-nots, a government being controlled by a small "cabal" in the Senate who felt that government either greased the skids for big money or got out of the way. Sounds like now? No, turn back to the last century and find out how Theodore Roosevelt as President used the "Bully Pulpit" to directly appeal to the people to "break up the trusts or they will break you." Either learn your history or you are condemned to repeat it! DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN discusses her latest book, "The Bully Pulpit" which covers the times of Theodore Roosevelt and Howard Taft and compares the conditions then to now.
FSU Seminoles in Title Game The Rape Culture of Sports
This is history that is repeating itself over and over. Star football player is accused of rape - not enough evidence for a conviction - so go no farther - win the Heisman and the Title Game. JENNIFER LUTHER (writer/journalist/activist) has studied and written extensively about rape culture and sports. Did anyone seriously think Jameis Winston would be charged?
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