The History of Women and Automobiles
When the automobile was first invented, the task of driving was considered too difficult and dangerous for women. Throughout the 20th century women challenged that idea by competing in races and completing cross-country road trips, proving themselves to be just as competent as men at driving. Today we'll talk with the author of a new book on women and automobiles in the 20th century and other women who continue to challenge stereotypes about women and cars.
- Sue Macy, author, “Motor Girls: How Women Took the Wheel and Drove Boldly Into the Twentieth Century”
- Lyn St. James, former racecar driver
- Chris Cozad, auto mechanic and owner, Alternative Auto Care