Jane Goodall
Rare Candid Moment of Goodall and Fellow Conservationist

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Jane Goodall and Michael Aufhauser remember how they brought chimpanzees in need of rescue to Aufhauser’s Animal Sanctuary in Austria. In a rare, unscripted moment, we see Goodall retain the dignity and eloquence of her copious public videos while laughing and joking candidly; in turn, we see Aufhauser’s admiration and … Continue reading

Jane Goodall
‘I Changed the Direction of My Life When I Met Her’

‘I Changed the Direction of My Life When I Met Her’

The people that Jane Goodall once inspired speak on how they came to work for her. As Goodall’s program, Roots and Shoots, spreads into China, her message of conservation and peace spreads and the number of her followers increases. Tori Zwisler, chair of the board of the Shanghai Roots and … Continue reading

International Women's Day
Clara Zetkin: Organizer Of International Women’s Day


International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. The day was originally created by Clara Zetkin, a German Marxist who organized the first International Women’s Day in 1911 as a Socialist political event. In this audio recording, hear the words of Clara Zetkin as she speaks about women’s … Continue reading

Corazon Aquino Decides To Run For President


Corazon Aquino became the 11th President of the Philippines, and the first female President in Asia, on February 25, 1986. Aquino came to power following the 20-year authoritarian rule of President Ferdinand Marcos, helping to restore democracy to the Philippines. Aquino’s rise to presidency began with tragedy. Aquino’s husband, Senator … Continue reading

Betty Friedan
Betty Friedan On The Masculine Mystique

Betty Friedan On The Masculine Mystique

Betty Friedan was an American writer and activist, best known for initiating the second wave of American feminism in the 20th century with the release of her book The Feminine Mystique in 1963. In 1966, Friedan founded and was elected to be the first president of the National Organization for … Continue reading

Judy Blume
Judy Blume On Her Childhood

Judy Blume On Her Childhood

Judy Blume is a writer whose novels are geared towards children and young adults. Her most famous works include “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”, “Forever”, “Tales Of A Fourth Grade Nothing” and “Superfudge”. Blume’s books have sold more than 80 million copies and have been translated into 32 … Continue reading

Eileen Collins, First Female Space Shuttle Commander


Eileen Collins is a retired NASA astronaut and retired United States Air Force colonel who became the first female pilot and first female commander of a Space Shuttle. On February 3, 1995, Collins piloted the space shuttle Discovery from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida as part of mission STS-63. … Continue reading