Did anyone ask Queen Victoria about childcare, or her priorities as a mother? What about Catherine the Great? Pharaoh Hatshepsut ruled an empire 3000 years ago, building Egyptian architecture. Are Americans ahead of the curve regarding the abilities and roles of women? Or are we hopelessly out of touch with history? The Takeaway looks at past female leaders like Golda Meir, Eva Peron and Margaret Thatcher.

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