Hillary Clinton moved a giant step closer to becoming the first woman elected President of the United States when she accepted the Democratic nomination at the party’s convention in Philadelphia. Clinton stands on the shoulders of generations of women who fought for the right to vote.
On this episode of BackStory, we look at the different ways women have influenced American politics, including:
• The bread riots by Confederate soldiers' wives.
• The 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade in Washington, D.C.
• Shirley Chisholm's historic 1972 presidential campaign.
Writers Tracey Scott Wilson and Stephen Schiff join Molly Nussbaum, Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg to discuss their collaborative writing style, and the deeply personal conversations that fueled the content of this week's episode.
As the bull market celebrates its eighth anniversary, how much longer can the bulls keeping running? Wells Capital Management chief investment strategist Jim Paulsen joins John Wordock.