A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 3-26-2021

03-26-2021

Topic: The role of American women in World War II

Guest: Denise Deems, artist, writer and historian

How Topic Discussed: Despite proving themselves in World War I, the contribution of American women to the Allied war effort was largely forgotten. How did women make gains during World War II? What roles did they fill? How was their treatment different from that of men? How did women fight for equal treatment? What is the lasting legacy of the Women's Army Corps? #womenshistorymonth

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