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HerStory: Celebrating Women's Month 2018

Mar 30, 2018

March is Women's History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of women in history and how they shaped the society we live in today. During the month of March, Terri Helm and Midge Kirk highlight the vital role played by women in history in these audio postcards.

Gail Binkly / KSJD

Pink hats and warm winter coats were the standard outfit Saturday morning in Cortez, when about 400 people turned out for the 2018 Women’s March and rally.

Courtesy of Margaret Kirk

Margaret (Midge) Kirk, local author and producer of the series "HerStory" has relased a book entitled They Persisted. According to Kirk's description, the book outlines the lives of 21 women born in the 1800's who have done amazing things, but have received little recognition. She came on Morning Edition to talk more about the women in her book, and how their stories relate to current events. Click below to listen.

A Look At The Issues Facing Women Veterans

Jun 30, 2017
Ron Doke / Creative Commons

The challenges that women veterans face can be quite different than those that their male counterparts are dealing with. In this episode of KSJD's monthly Veteran's Affairs program, KSJD's Tom Yoder and Bert Valencia of local VFW Post 5231 talk with Melanie Suazo from the New Mexico Women Veterans Program to discuss how women vets are viewed and treated differently.

HerStory: Celebrating Women's Month 2017

Mar 31, 2017
Julie Jordan Scott / Creative Commons

March is Women's History Month, a time to celebrate the contributions of women in history and how they shaped the society we live in today. During the month of March, Terri Helm and Midge Kirk highlight the vital role played by women in history in these audio postcards.

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