Episode 4: Barbara Palmer – From Mrs. Satan to Madame Speaker: 150 Years of Ohio Women Running for Public Office

This episode’s guest is Barbara Palmer - a professor of political science at Baldwin Wallace University – and she is talking about the history of women running for public office both specifically in the state of Ohio and more generally. The interview was recorded on October 11th, 2019.

This episode of Real Issues: Real Conversations podcast is one of a number of special episodes that Ohio Humanities is publishing during 2020 to mark 100 years of women’s suffrage in the United States. The 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote, was ratified on the 18th of August of 1920. 
 
This episode’s guest is Barbara Palmer - a professor of political science at Baldwin Wallace University – and she is talking about the history of women running for public office both specifically in the state of Ohio and more generally.  The interview was recorded on October 11th, 2019.
 
During the interview, Palmer refers to Running Start, the organization which she helped found and which helps equip young women with the skills necessary to run for political office. Running Start’s website address is https://runningstart.org.
 
Barbara Palmer is interviewed by folklorist/radio producer Rachel Hopkin.
The podcast’s opening and closing music is provided by Sokolovsky Music.
 
Real Issues: Real Conversations is a production of Ohio Humanities, the state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.  The views expressed in this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment. This podcast is also made possible, in part, through the support of The Ohio State University’s Humanities Institute.
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