Sen. Tammy Baldwin On COVID-19 Response, Rock-Paper-Scissors: A History, The Gender Gap In Country Music

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Matt Gibson

Sen. Baldwin joins us to talk about her support for federal paid sick leave to mitigate effects from COVID-19. A reporter walks us through the long and geographically rich history of the Rock Paper Scissors game. We discuss efforts to make Country music radio more equitable for women.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Senator Tammy Baldwin Guest
  • Anna Ben Yehuda Rahmanan Guest
  • Ken Paulson Guest

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