Sunday, 30 August 2015

The Radio Edition - August 30, 2015


Join me tonight at 7 pm on 1010.5 UMFM for West End Dumplings - The Radio Edition, the show about Manitoba history.

Joining me in studio is Penni Mitchell. She's the long-time managing editor of herizons, the national magazine of women’s news and feminist views, published right here in in Winnipeg. Their summer edition is a special history issue profiling 50 women who changed Canada. We'll talk about some of these women.

Mitchell also has a new book, About Canada: Women's Rights that profiles many women who changed Canada through their efforts to end discrimination and to promote social justice from the 1600s to the turn of the last century.

Later, I will tell you about some events that will be commemorated in the week ahead in Manitoba history and let you know about some upcoming tours !

Music by Rita MacNeil, Tanya Tagak and Buffy Sainte-Marie.

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