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Sarah Palin: New Face Of Feminism?

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Sarah Palin: New Face Of Feminism?

Election 2008

Sarah Palin: New Face Of Feminism?

Sarah Palin: New Face Of Feminism?

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First came Hillary Clinton, then came Sarah Palin. Both women have brought feminism into the foreground of the 2008 election. But because they represent different parties and ideologies, Clinton and Palin call into question the very definition of the word feminist.

Stanford University historian Estelle Freedman, author of No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women, and host Jacki Lyden discuss whether a conservative such as Palin can be called a feminist in 2008.