16 for '16 - The Contenders

Palin Faced Sexism from the Media

Clip: Episode 7 | 2m 27s | Video has closed captioning.

Historian Nichola Gutgold and others discuss how the media focused on Palin's appearance and often objectified her in the way she was filmed and photographed. Not only was her wardrobe discussed by news anchors and reporters, she was often photographed from angles that accentuated parts of her body rather than focused on her face and the things she had to say.

Aired: 10/25/16

Rating: TV-PG

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