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Weekend WH: George Clooney & Clementine Churchill

May 23rd, 2015

Episode 244 of 759 episodes

George Clooney talks about his new film Tommorrowland. Despite being a crime, why has sexual harassment become a regular part of a woman's night? We hear from Emma Sky, the anti-war civilian woman who established herself as an essential political advisor to US Army top brass and the good friend to many Iraqis. The Bank of England is asking for nominations from the public for a visual artist to appear on the new 20 note. We discuss what female visual artist would be a good choice? We hear how Clementine Churchill, Winston Churchill's wife, played such an integral role, in his life and work. Michelle Obama has spoken about how she has had to fight black stereotypes when she was called a baby momma and uppity. So how do black women fulfil their potential in the face of such stereotypes? We talk to the football coach Annie Zaidi about what it is like to coach a team of men when you are a British Asian muslim in a headscarf?

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