This week on The Historians Podcast Jim Kaplan chronicles the achievements of the first woman member of a Presidential cabinet. Frances Perkins was FDR’s Secretary of Labor who helped design Social Security.
You can listen to the podcast here. You can read more about Perkins in an essay by Kaplan at New York Almanack in September, 2020.
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