In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss a leaked draft opinion from the Supreme Court that overturns Roe v. Wade.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Politico published a leaked draft opinion, penned by Justice Samuel Alito, in which the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade opinion. Natalia referred to historian Jill Lepore’s New Yorker article and Niki drew on Jennifer Schuessler’s New York Times piece regarding the contested history of abortion. Niki recommended historian Leslie Reagan’s book When Abortion Was a Crime, and Natalia cited Jamelle Bouie’s New York Times opinion piece on the culture wars.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History:
- Natalia commented on the quantity of coverage of Congressman Madison Cawthorn’s masculinity, and the silence regarding the salience of his disability.
- Neil discussed Robert D. McFadden’s New York Times obituary, “Judith Jones, Editor of Literature and Culinary Delight, Dies at 93” and the HBO Max show, “Julia.”
- Niki recommended the new play, “Suffs.”