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Women in History: Pearl Harbor Day and a Purple Heart

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Did you know the Purple Heart was awarded to a woman for her service while under attack at Pearl Harbor?

Join BettyJean, Carolyn Cook and Liz Baca tonight as they discuss the real implications, obstacles and long lasting benefits or lack thereof behind women's achievements through moments in history. Things are not always what they seem to be. Come join our lively discussion - there will be an open mic for your interactive discussion.

  • Dec 7, 1941- Capt. Annie Fox receives the first Purple Heart awarded to a woman for her service while under attack at Pearl Harbor
  • Dec 10, 1938- Pearl S. Buck receives the Nobel Prize for Literature for "The Good Earth
  • Dec 10, 1869- Wyoming is the first territory to give women the right to vote
  • Dec 13, 1993- Susan A. Maxman becomes first woman president of the American Institute of Architects in its 135 year history
  • Dec 14, 1961- President's Commission on the Status of Women is established to examine discrimination against women and ways to eliminate it
  • Dec 14, 1985 -Wilma Mankiller is sworn in as principal chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma - the first woman in modern history to lead a major Native American tribe.

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