History was made at the Democratic National Convention this past week. Hillary Clinton, as the first female presidential candidate of a major U.S. party, is officially embarking an unprecedented American political campaign.
We asked women — as young as 4 and as old 77 — how much the weight of history factored into their decision. Listen:
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LaVon Bracy, 67, of Florida
Karla Stoebis, 33, of Wisconsin
Carmen Guzman, 54, Virginia via Oaxaca, Mexico
Kathryn Hensley, 77, of South Carolina
Deborah Langhoff, 69, of Louisiana
Loretta Talbott, 9, of Maryland
Diana Hatsis-Neuhoff, 54, of Florida
Dawn Smalls, 38, and her daughter Eva, 4, of New York