Author, educator and commentator Madeleine Kunin served as Vermont’s first woman governor – and the nation’s fourth. Today she reflects on women in politics, as well as women’s suffrage and some of those who opposed it.
As we prepare to observe the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terror
attacks, commentator and former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin is remembering where she was on
that day – and considering where we – collectively – are today.
For the annual Commentator Brunch this year, the theme was
"Picture This" and we’re hearing recorded excerpts from that event all
this week. Commentator Madeleine Kunin suggested what the world might
look like – if more leaders were women.
Former Vermont governor and
commentator Madeleine Kunin worries that our inability to resolve the budget crisis and reach agreement on the debt ceiling may reveal a breakdown in the workings of Democracy itself.