Jennifer Rubin on Resistance: How Women Saved Democracy from Donald Trump -
(Original broadcast: October 14, 2021) From the first Women’s March the day after the 2017 inauguration to the Blue Wave in the 2018 midterms or the flood of female presidential candidates in 2020, women from across the ideological spectrum became energized in a way America had not witnessed in decades in response to the presidency of Donald Trump.
They marched, they organized, they donated vast sums of cash and they ran for office. They formed new alliances.
And they were a major reason why he was voted out.
Featuring exclusive interviews with key figures such as Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams and Nancy Pelosi, Resistance: How Women Saved Democracy from Donald Trump, the new book from Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin, looks at this recent explosion of female-centered activism and what it means for the future.
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