New York Times columnist David Brooks talks with Diane about what he sees happening inside Washington and around the country and why he thinks President Trump represents the wrong answer to the right question.
In 1972, Congress passed Title IX. The law was meant to address gender inequality in school athletics. But authors McDonagh and Pappano argue the landmark legislation helped codify policies that establish separate but equal in sports. A look at sports in American society and why equality in sports is an important step in achieving social, economic and political equality for men and women.
- Laura Pappano author of "The Connection Gap" and writer-in-residence at the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College.
- Eileen McDonagh Professor of Political Science at Northeastern University, Visiting Scholar at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University, and author of "Breaking the Abortion Deadlock."
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