Deborah Wickham

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  • Username: tdelaney
  • Program Director
  • Role: Station General Manager

Recent Pieces from Deborah Wickham

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Valentina Tereshkova (02:30)
From: KSLU

Tereshkova climbed aboard the Vostok 6 on June 16, 1963, and was launched into space to orbit the Earth forty-eight times over a three day period.
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Sophie Scholl (03:08)
From: KSLU

Highly frustrated at this bold resistance right under their noses, the Nazi Powers-That-Be identified and arrested Sophie, her brother and one other man on February 18, 1943.
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Sally Rand (02:28)
From: KSLU

Rand was even arrested once wearing long underwear and a "censored by the SFPD" sign -- despite the judge's immunity ruling
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Robin Morgan (02:25)
From: KSLU

Her anthology entitled Sisterhood is Powerful, called one of the 100 most influential books of the 20th Century by the New York Library, covered such topics as female orgasm, ...
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Pat Schroeder (02:23)
From: KSLU

She's the one who told a bunch of Pentagon leaders -- when she was on the House Armed Services Committee -- that if they were women, they'd be pregnant all the time because ...
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Marie-Jeanne Roland (02:45)
From: KSLU

When she was found guilty of treason and "political activism" (which wouldn't even have been considered a crime for a man), she was sentenced to die.
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Margaret Sanger (03:00)
From: KSLU

Sanger opened the first family planning and birth control clinic in the United States, where she began distributing, among other things, diaphragms imported from Denmark and ...
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Mamie Till (02:30)
From: KSLU

Till used the broken body of her only child to give an entire nation a much needed object lesson.
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Lucy Stone (02:54)
From: KSLU

Stone proceeded to live the life of a lecturer on abolition and women's rights.
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Lady Hester Stanhope (02:27)
From: KSLU

"I have been crowned Queen of the Desert...I have nothing to fear...I am the sun, the stars, the pearl, the lion, the light from heaven.”