PBS NewsHour

The long history of women not being taken seriously

Clip: 12/29/2017 | 7m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

The way women operate today in the public sphere is not too different from how they did in the literature of Homer or the Middle Ages, says Mary Beard, a leading feminist and expert in ancient history. Beard joins Jeffrey Brown for a conversation on women in politics and her latest book, "Women and Power: A Manifesto," an exploration into how women's voices have been historically silenced.

Aired: 12/29/17

Rating: NR

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