Tag Archives : ” Women’s History Month

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Book Review: “Liar Temptress Soldier Spy”

By Toni Myers
By Toni Myers

Morse-code messages in needlework . . . dispatches sewn into hoop skirts . . . a spy/coquette called both “an accomplished prostitute” and “the Secesh Cleopatra” . . . who knew? A review of a rousing new book about the daring and resourceful female spies—and soldiers—of the Civil War.

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Film & Television · News · Politics

The Provocations of Hannah Arendt

By Diane Vacca
By Diane Vacca

When Adolf Eichmann, a former officer in the SS, was captured in Argentina and taken to Jerusalem, "The New Yorker" tapped Arendt to cover his trial, one of the most sensational of the century. Arendt was a German Jew who had experienced firsthand the pain of exile and was compelled to flee the Nazi regime, first in Germany and later in France. No one anticipated that her reportage would result in a third exile—ostracism by most of the Jewish community.

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News

Women Making History Month: Equality Now?

By Deborah Harkins
By Deborah Harkins

Reading about horrors even contemporary women face used to make me feel helpless. Then I discovered that there IS something I can do . . . in at least a few of those internationally scandalous abuse cases.

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Poetry

America’s Women Poets in History

By Women's Voices For Change
By Women's Voices for Change

As always, "Great American Poets" is quite a joyful topic to contemplate, just as each of these poets is a treat to read and an honor to call a fellow countrywoman.

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