It was supposed to be a genteel luncheon with the first lady dedicated to discussing crime policy. The chanteuse had other ideas.
These women labored alongside their famous husbands to produce world-renowned research.
In the 1970s, one of the most powerful tools of feminism came from speaking out loud the nature of oppression.
At a time when respectable women rarely spoke to the public, Anne Laura Clarke was a star lecturer.
Barriers of racism and sexism slowed them down, but academia wasn't their only venue.
At the start of World War I, young working-class women swooned for men in uniform, leading middle-class women to form patrols to police public morals.