All Weekend, Every Weekend. On C-SPAN3.

Author Discusses Atlantic Article: “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All"

Washington, DC
Thursday, November 1, 2012

Anne-Marie Slaughter, author of The Atlantic’s cover story, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All," discusses her article as well as her work at the State Department and in academia.

She is a professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University and served as the first female director of policy planning at the State Department.

Atlantic Media Company Senior Vice President of Global Communications Linda Douglass will participate in the discussion.

This event is part of The Atlantic’s 'Women of Washington" series.

Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 10:47am (ET)

Related Events

The Civil War: African American Women Refugees
Saturday, November 30, 2013     

Duke University history professor Thavolia Glymph talks about what happened to former slave women upon escape or emancipation from their former owners over the course of the war. Though their experiences were marked by perpetual transience, Ms. Glymph explains, these women formed new bonds of friendship and support during a turbulent time when many of them were separated from their families and established networks. Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina hosted this event.

State Department Hosts Women of Courage Awards
Friday, March 8, 2013     

Secretary of State John Kerry and First Lady Michelle Obama handed out 10 Women of Courage Awards. The annual award recognizes women from around the world who have shown courage and leadership in advocating for women's rights.

President Obama Signs Violence Against Women Act
Thursday, March 7, 2013     

At a ceremony at the Interior Department, President Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The Vice President, who was the author of the original bill while he was in the senate, also delivers remarks.

Actress Ashley Judd Speaks on Reproductive Rights
Friday, March 1, 2013     

Public Health Advocate and Golden Globe Nominee Ashley Judd spoke on women's reproductive health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.

Author and Professor Discusses Women in Conflict
Friday, February 22, 2013     

Clark University Professor Cynthia Enloe discusses the role women play in military conflicts and how more needs to be done to get them involved in preventing and resolving those conflicts.

House Democrats Urge Republicans to Take Up Violence Against Women Act
Wednesday, February 13, 2013     

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) held a press conference urging House Republicans to take up the Violence Against Women Act.  The bill passed recently in the U.S. Senate  by a vote of 78 to 22. 

House Dems Mark 20th Anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act
Tuesday, February 5, 2013     

The House Democrat leadership hold a press briefing on the 20th Anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act.  Participants include House Democrat leader Nancy Pelosi (CA) along with other Representatives.

Military Personnel and Experts Discuss Women in Combat
Friday, February 1, 2013     

Military personnel, academics, lawyers, and other discuss the implementation of the newly lifted ban on women in ground combat at a symposium at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

Military Commission Holds Forum on Sexual Assault
Friday, January 11, 2013     

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights holds three in depth panels examining sexual assault in the military. According to the commission, "the Department of Defense's own surveys indicate that approximately 4% of female service members compared to 1% of male service members experience some form of sexual assault each year. 

Retiring Rep. Jerry Lewis (R-CA) Talks with C-SPAN
Monday, December 24, 2012     

In November, retiring California Congressman Jerry Lewis (R) talked with C-SPAN about his time as chairman and the ranking member on the House Appropriations Committee. The 17-term Congressman represented the 41st House District in southeastern California which includes parts of San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

Share This Event Via Social Media

Related Resources

Photo Gallery

C-SPAN on Twitter (late 2012)
Questions? Comments? Email us at