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Pick up a collection of speeches or quotations from history, and chances are most of those voices belong to men.

That’s changing. More women are claiming their time at the microphone. And it turns out the oratory of the past was a lot more female than many of its curators would have us think.

One woman in particular, Dana Rubin, is working to change our understanding of public speaking history — and the role women have played in shaping it. And she’s my guest on this episode.