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

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.
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, 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.
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
Examine the dramatic life of writer/activist Alice Walker, author of The Color Purple.
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.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 9:00pm
An all-star concert will pay homage to the great “foremothers” of American music, with songs expressing the struggles and achievements of women.
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