Outspoken: A COPH Podcast

Episode Three: The 2016 Election in Historical Perspective

In Episode Three: The 2016 Election in Historical Perspective, Dr. Benjamin Cawthra sits down with COPH director Dr. Natalie Fousekis for a free flowing conservation discussing the historical context of the 2016 election. Later in the episode, Natalie Navar, COPH archivist plays clips from Dr. Kimberly Salter, Michelle Martinez, Dr. Sue Savary, Anita Torres, Marilee Scaff, Marisol Rivera, and Cathy Unger. These women each describe different leadership styles they've experienced while involved in politics.

 

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Out of the Archive COPH Narrators

Dr. Kimberly Salter

Kimberly Salter stands with friend

 

Dr. Kimberly Salter pictured on the left, is the co-president of Orange County NOW- the National Organization for Women Foundation. OC NOW is a nonprofit organization dedicated to achieving full equality for women through education and litigation. 

Listen to Dr. Kimberly Salter's oral historyOpens in new window or contact COPH for more information: coph@fullerton.edu

Michele Martinez

Michele Martinez portrait

 

Michele Martinez is a city councilwoman for the city of Santa Ana.  She is the current candidate for the Orange County Board of Supervisors.  She was recently elected as President of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) and is an alumni of California State University, Fullerton.

Listen to Michele Martinez' oral historyOpens in new window or contact COPH for more information: coph@fullerton.edu

Dr. Sue Savary

Sue Savary portrait

 

Dr. Sue Savary is the current congressional candidate for the 48th district of California.  She is the President of the Newport Beach Women’s Democratic Club.

Listen to Dr. Sue Savary's oral historyOpens in new window or contact COPH for more information: coph@fullerton.edu

Anita Torres

Natalie Navar and Anita Torres standing together

 

Anita Torres is a long time labor organizer. She has worked for the United farm Workers Union as well as Emerge New Mexico. 

For more on Anita Torres contact COPH at: coph@fullerton.edu

 

Marilee Scaff

Marilee Scaff seated on her coach for interview

 

Marilee Scaff is a  Claremont activist.  She is the daughter of a suffragette and was born before some women were granted the right to vote.  She is the past president of the League of Women Voters. 

Listen to Marilee Scaff's oral historyOpens in new window or contact COPH for more information: coph@fullerton.edu

Marisol Rivera

Marisol Rivera stands with Analia Cabral

 

Marisol Rivera is the current Vice President of the Service Employees International Union of Orange County.  She has been a long time labor organizer in her community.

Listen to Marisol Rivera's oral historyOpens in new window or contact COPH for more information: coph@fullerton.edu

 

Cathy Unger

Cathy Unger seated on coach during interview

 

Cathy Unger is a longtime poltical strategist and fundraising consultant for the Democratic Party in Los Angeles. 

Listen to Cathy Unger's oral historyOpens in new window or contact COPH for more information: coph@fullerton.edu