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The Sovereignty of Women

April 11th, 2016

Episode 384 of 406 episodes

In “The Sovereignty of Women,” Jill Lepore considers the possibility that Hillary Clinton will become America’s first female President, and discusses how the sixteenth-century reign of Mary Tudor, in England, may shed light on the politicking surrounding female rule.