6.1.17: Civics 101, Pauli Murray, & the WNBA
On today's show:
- Civics 101: How a Bill Becomes a Law You can learn more at: govtrack.us
- Uncivil Women: He was a "delicate looking" first sergeant, yet he led other soldiers at Minnesota's Fort Snelling during the U.S. Civil War. It turns out "he" was Mary McDonald, one of many women who served undercover in war. So did Frances Clayton (pictured) who fought next to her husband in battle. KFAI's Britt Aamodt reports. Listen again at prx.org.
Lyndsey D'Arcangelo is a freelance writer who dug into Why Women's Basketball Fans Aren't Following Their Players To The Pros for Deadspin.