Tucson Festival of Books

The Politics of Reproduction

Of the many things Americans can find to argue about, reproductive rights may be the most deeply divisive. Today, three experts on the subject -- Becca Andrews, Dahlia Lithwick and Joshua Prager -- will explain the history of the pro-life and pro-choice movements ... and who is most effected by the the politics of reproductive rights.

Becca Andrews

Becca Andrews is an investigative journalist at Reckon News who writes about reproductive justice, religion and inequality. Her work has appeared in Mother Jones, Wired, The New Republic and Jezebel, among other publications....

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Dahlia Lithwick

Dahlia Lithwick is a regular contributor at MSNBC and senior editor at Slate - and, in that capacity, has been writing their "Supreme Court Dispatches" and "Jurisprudence" columns since 1999. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, The New Republic, and Commentary, among other places....

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Joshua Prager

For more than 20 years, Joshua Prager, a former senior writer for The Wall Street Journal, has written about historical secrets—revealing all from the hidden scheme that led to baseball’s most famous moment (Bobby Thomson’s “Shot Heard Round the World”) to the only-ever anonymous recipient of a Pulitzer Prize (a photographer he tracked down in Iran)....

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The Family Roe
An American Story
Joshua Prager
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
January 2023
ISBN 9781324036074
672 pages

No Choice
The Destruction of Roe V. Wade and the Fight to Protect a Fundamental American Right
Becca Andrews
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
October 2022
ISBN 9781541768390
288 pages

Lady Justice
Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America
Dahlia Lithwick
Current Issues / Politics / Social Science
September 2022
ISBN 9780525561385
368 pages