Flaherty, Lisa, 1965-
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Scope and Contents Interviewed by Morna Gerrard. In this interview, Lisa Flaherty talks about her political views and how they have evolved over time. She discusses her children, and talks about attending the Women's March on Washington with her adult daughter. She recounts her overwhelmingly positive experience at the march, and expresses her hopes and fears for the future under the Trump administration.
Dates: May 5, 2017
Abstract On January 21, 2017, millions of people worldwide took part in marches to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump as the President of the United States. The first protest, which took place in Washington, D.C., was known as the Women's March on Washington and was intended as a response to anti-woman rhetoric and beliefs that were espoused during Trump's campaign. While women's and reproductive rights were at the forefront of marchers' concerns, many also protested the racist, anti-immigrant,...