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From "Motor Girls" To "Kalamazoo Gals": A Celebration Of Women's History

May 18, 2017

This hour, we rebroadcast our audio tributes to the inspiring twentieth-century women -- the so-called "motor girls" and "Kalamazoo gals" -- who helped shape American history and American industry. 

GUEST:

  • John Thomas - Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law and author of Kalamazoo Gals: the Story of the Extraordinary Women (and a Few Men) Who Built Gibson's WWII “Banner” Guitars
  • Sue Macy - Author of the National Geographic book Motor Girls: How Women Took The Wheel And Drove Boldly Into The Twentieth Century

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Chion Wolf contributed to this show, which originally aired on March 27, 2017.