Women's Rights

Hillary Clinton
6:21 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Hillary Clinton Speaks In Portland


In a wide-ranging talk to a Portland audience, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talked about everything from Russian President Vladimir Putin to women's rights.

Clinton appeared before the World Affairs Council of Oregon. She began her speech by calling Putin a tough guy in a thin skin, whose vision for the future is to drag his country into the past.

"He's never gotten over the collapse of the Soviet Union," said Clinton. "What should have been seen as the liberation of the Russian people, he saw as a calamity."

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NWPR Books
3:53 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

In An Age Of Slavery, Two Women Fight For Their 'Wings'


Originally published on Wed January 8, 2014 7:29 pm

Sue Monk Kidd's new novel is a story told by two women whose lives are wrapped together — beginning, against their wills, when they're young girls. One is a slave; the other, her reluctant owner. One strives her whole life to be free; the other rebels against her slave-owning family and becomes a prominent abolitionist and early advocate for women's rights.

The book, The Invention of Wings, takes on both slavery and feminism — and it's inspired by the life of a real historical figure.

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Radio Pioneer
1:02 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Radio Pioneer Urges Women To Guard Their Rights

PULLMAN, Wash -- Edie Hilliard, a pioneer for women in radio, delivered  the keynote speech recently at Washington State University’s annual Women’s Recognition Luncheon in Pullman.  This year’s theme was  “Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment.”

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