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March 24, 2009

What's Gender Got to Do With It?

Beverly Kennedy decided she wanted a career in law enforcement. The trouble was, this was the early 70's in Boston, and cops weren't hiring women to walk a beat. Beverly didn't take "no" for an answer, and built a career defending herself and other people. Beverly talks to Dick about how a tense moment with a male colleague motivated her to become a lawyer and eventually an advocate for victims of domestic violence. 

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