Women's History Month

In honor of Women's History Month, WXXI-TV and Radio will broadcast a variety of programs featuring the women who shaped the world and those who continue to shape it.

Coming Up

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 9:00pm
Trace a teenaged rape victim’s five-year odyssey through Pakistan’s flawed justice system. 
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 6:00pm
Six GYN cancer surgeons take on the Big C with Rock 'n' Roll. Their patients become the band's most ardent fans.
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 12:00pm
In recognition of Women’s History Month, join host Robert Hammond
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 8:00pm
Before World War II, war reporting was considered No Job For a Woman.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
View a portrait of a Syrian leader who challenges women to live according to Islam without giving up their dreams. 
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 8:00pm
Follow the Mexican-American girls who help preserve the Martha Washington debutante ball in Laredo. 
Monday, March 16, 2015 - 12:00am
A tribute to the remarkable life and legacy of Margaret "Maggie" Ringenberg (1921-2008), a U.S. Army Air Force WASP (Women's Air Service Pilot) and renowned long-distance aviation racer.

Recently

Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 11:30pm
Examine the dramatic life of writer/activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple.
Sunday, March 1, 2015 - 9:00pm
"Is this how I'm going to die?" "How do I pay for this?" "Do I still believe in God?"
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
Discover the life, music and influence of African-American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Rosetta Tharpe. 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 8:30pm
This film explores the increasing racial diversity and shift in attitudes toward musicians of color in the classical music world through Ann Hobson Pilot's professional journey.
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 9:00pm
It used to be that, in many parts of the world, educating a girl was not only a low priority but was prevented by social customs or economic pressures.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - 9:00pm
Follow women of showbiz as they influence one of the country’s biggest commodities: entertainment.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 9:00pm
Track the rise of women in the world of comedy, from 70s sitcoms to today’s multifaceted landscape.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:30pm
Take a hilarious year-long ride with iconic comedian Joan Rivers in her 76th year of life.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 9:00pm
Examine the price paid by many migrant women who pick and process our food — sexual assault. 
Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 4:00pm
Consider what it is about Jane Austen's plots and characters that continue to delight, amuse, console, and provoke.
Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:00pm
In a world dominated by men, a tiny 99-year-old named Keiko Fukuda is the highest ranking woman in judo history and a true living legend.
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