DACA And Immigration In A Biden Administration, Dolly Parton And Working Women

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So-called DREAMers celebrate after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld DACA.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient Roberto Martinez, left, celebrates with other DACA recipients in front of the Supreme Court on Thursday, June 18, 2020, in Washington. The Supreme Court rejected President Donald Trump’s effort to end legal protections for 650,000 young immigrants, a stunning rebuke to the president in the midst of his reelection campaign. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo

A political scientist walks us through the recent development in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, as well as what we can expect in terms of immigration policy with Joe Biden as president. Then a journalist shares some of what she learned about the life of country music legend Dolly Parton, and the women she wrote songs about.

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  • The History Of Working Women And Dolly Parton

    Country musician Dolly Parton is a beloved crossover legend in American pop culture. But Parton has been a voice for working women for decades. We talk to a journalist about her latest book that takes a deep dive into Parton’s history.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Alise Coen Guest
  • Sarah Smarsh Guest

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