American Women's History: A Research Guide
Talking About Women's History: Biography
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Blatch, Harriot Stanton

Dubois, Ellen. [Interview online]. Interviewed by Terry Gross. Fresh Air, 11 March 1998.
Dubois discusses her book, Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage (Yale University Press).

Brown, Molly

Grinstead, Leigh. The Unsinkable Molly Brown [online]. Talking History, 13 April 1998. Available from:

Carson, Rachel

Lear, Linda J. [Interview] [online]. Interviewed by Dennis Mihelick. Talking History, 15 April 1999. Available from:
Lear, author of Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature, discusses Carson's life and work.

------. The Last Writings of Rachel Carson [Interview online]. Dialogue, Week of November 22 - 28, 1999. Available from:

Hemmings, Sally

Gordon-Reed, Annette. [Interview] [online]. Interviewed by Brian Lamb. Booknotes. C-SPAN, 21 February 1999. Available from:
Gordon-Reed discusses her book, Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings: An American Controversy.

Jefferson's Blood: Thomas Jefferson, His Slave & Mistress Sally Hemings, Their Descendents, and the Mysterious Power of Race [online]. [Boston, Mass.]: WGBH/Boston, 2000.
This companion site to the PBS Frontline series includes Interiews with Joseph Ellis, Annette Gordon-Reed, Lucia Cinder Stanton, and Dr. Eugene Foster.

Holiday, Billie

Margolick, David. Billie Holiday-Strange Fruit [online]. Talking History, 4 February 2002. Available from:
Margolick discusses Strange Fruit, a song made famous by Billie Holiday about lynching in the South.

Jones, Mary (Mother)

Mother Jones [online]. Talking History, 2 September 2002. Available from:

Luce, Clare Boothe

Morris, Sylvia Jukes. Rage For Fame: The Ascent of Clare Boothe Luce [Interview online]. Interviewed by Brian Lamb. Booknotes, 27 July 1997. Available from:

Lockwood, Belva

Norgren, Jill. Introducing Belva Lockwood [Interview online]. Dialogue, 22 October 2001. Available from:

Nation, Carrie

Grace, Fran. Carrie Nation [online]. Talking History, 29 April 2002. Available from:

Roosevelt, Eleanor

Black, Allida. Remembering Eleanor [Interview online]. Interviewed by George Liston Seay. Dialogue, week of 17-23 September 2001. Available from:

Cook, Blanch Wiesen. [Interview with Blanch Wiesen Cook]. Interviewed by Terry Gross. Fresh Air. National Public Radio, 1 July 1999. Cook discusses the second volume of her biography of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher

Hedrick, Joan. Uncle Tom's Cabin [Interview online]. Talking History, 25 February 2002. Available from:
Hedrick won the Pulitzer Prize for Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Life (Oxford University Press, 1994).

Wells, Ida B>

McMurry, Linda. [Interview] [online]. Interviewed by Brian Lamb. Booknotes. C-SPAN, 26 September 1999. Available from:
Topic: To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells.

Wilson, Edith

Levin, Phyllis Lee. Edith and Woodrow: The Wilson White House [Interview Online]. Interviewed by Brian Lamb. Booknotes, 9 December 2001. Available from:

Woodhull, Victoria

Goldsmith, Barbara. [Interview online]. Interviewed by Terry Gross. Fresh Air, 11 March 1998.
Goldsmith discusses her book, Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull (Knopf).