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Day of Girl Child, Women & the Election, VP Debate Preview

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On this United Nations International Day of the Girl Child, Ms. Magazine and friends were in Washington, DC celebrating the magazine’s 40th Anniversary.  In this episode, we hear from our own Jamila Bey as well as Ms. founder and activist Gloria Steinem whom Jamila exclusively interviewed.


The National Women’s Law Center is previewing the Vice Presidential debates by talking about the policy issues that didn’t come up in President Obama and challenger Mitt Romney’s debate.  Fatima Goss Graves joins us in studio to look into the issues that might be brought up by the Vice Presidential contenders.

Then we get the background on the stars of tonight's VP debate between Vice President and U.S. Representative Paul Ryan. We talk to JR Ross, Editor of wispolitics.com and John McAdams of Marquette University about what we can expect from Paul Ryan and then we get the lowdown on Joe Biden from Jules Witcover, author of Joe Biden: a Life of Trial and Redemption.