Bryn Bird

Kamala Harris's Impact On Women In Politics

Nov 20, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during a campaign event at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020.
Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press

This episode originally aired on Nov. 17, 2020.

The historic victory of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has underscored the expanding opportunities for women in politics, from running to office to helping others run.

The 2020 election inspired record numbers of voters to cast their ballots despite the turbulence and danger posed by the pandemic.

Kamala Harris's Impact On Women In Politics

Nov 17, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during a campaign event at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020.
Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press

The historic victory of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris has underscored the expanding opportunities for women in politics, from running to office to helping others run.

The 2020 election inspired record numbers of voters to cast their ballots despite the turbulence and danger posed by the pandemic.

Earl Lehner on his farm in Delaware County.
Nick Evans / WOSU

Earl Lehner digs a big plastic scoop into a feed bin and dumps it into tray. There are four small pens next to one another, housing calves that are only a month or two old. The older cows are around the corner in the barn mooing for food.