Season 4, Episode 37 Women, Power and Politics: A Rising Tide?
First Aired: September 19, 2008
Maria Hinojosa examines the status of female leaders and politicians in the U.S. and around the world. Included: interviews with Chilean president Michelle Bachelet and former New Hampshire governor Jeanne Shaheen, who's running for the Senate. Also: a visit to Rwanda, where many women are involved in the government; a high-school debate competition in New York that features future leaders.
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- Premiered: January 7, 2005
- Rating: None
- Premise: A weekly public-affairs newsmagazine, produced in collaboration with National Public Radio, that includes reports, essays and interviews. The series was spun off (and cut back to a half hour from an hour) when Bill Moyers left in December 2004. (more)