History of Phoenix Indian School; Reproductive rights icon Bill Baird : Here & Now In the early years of a central Phoenix prominent boarding school for Native American children, officials tried to wipe out the culture and identity of the students. But as reforms slowly changed native boarding schools over the course of decades, it became a place where students could reclaim some of their history. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd reports. And, the Eisenstadt v. Baird Supreme Court case ruling gave all Americans, married and unmarried, the right to access and use birth control. The case has been called the precursor to Roe v. Wade. Since then the plaintiff, Bill Baird, has worked tirelessly to ensure access to reproductive health care around the country. Baird joins us on his 90th birthday.

History of Phoenix Indian School; Reproductive rights icon Bill Baird

History of Phoenix Indian School; Reproductive rights icon Bill Baird

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In the early years of a central Phoenix prominent boarding school for Native American children, officials tried to wipe out the culture and identity of the students. But as reforms slowly changed native boarding schools over the course of decades, it became a place where students could reclaim some of their history. Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd reports.

And, the Eisenstadt v. Baird Supreme Court case ruling gave all Americans, married and unmarried, the right to access and use birth control. The case has been called the precursor to Roe v. Wade. Since then the plaintiff, Bill Baird, has worked tirelessly to ensure access to reproductive health care around the country. Baird joins us on his 90th birthday.

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