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What WPLN is Reading, Watching, Listening to, and Excited for in November 2023
READING | U.S. First Ladies: Making History and Leaving Legacies, by Diana B Carlin, Anita B McBride, and Nancy Kegan Smith: The U.S. has had 43 official first ladies, with an additional 11 serving in an unofficial capacity. Although first ladies themselves aren't elected, they still help to influence the country. This book examines the role of the first lady and how it's evolved throughout history.
WATCHING | Nyad on Netflix: Nyad starsAnnette Bening as Diana Nyad, an American swimmertrying to swim more than 100 milesfrom Cuba to Florida without a shark cage. However, controversy surrounds Diana's achievement.
EXCITED FOR | #GivingTuesday: Your support has ripple effects in diverse communities across the country! Every financial gift we receive helps provide training and educational resources to women who are interested in leading but need help getting started. And if you sign up for a $25+ monthly recurring donation this week, you'll receive a special gift!